Merrill L Colton School (Closed 2010)

  • Merrill L Colton School served 294 students in grades 3-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 89% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
11%
9%
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Hispanic
22%
26%
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Black
56%
17%
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White
11%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Merrill L Colton School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merrill L Colton School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.620.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEAST RAMAPO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT (SPRING VALLEY) School District
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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