Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School

  • Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School serves 554 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the New York state average of 41%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the New York state average of 37%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School's student population of 554 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,327 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
91%
17%
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White
n/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.170.39
This chart display the diversity score of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
48%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerrick Academy-queens Public Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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