Merrick Avenue Middle School

  • Merrick Avenue Middle School serves 817 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Merrick Avenue Middle School's student population of 817 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students817 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merrick Avenue Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merrick Avenue Middle School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. 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#1245 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
83%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merrick Avenue Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.300.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBellmore-merrick Central High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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