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 higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 89% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

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

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
9%
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Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
56%
17%
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White
11%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Merrill L Colton School is Ramapo High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kakiat Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hempstead Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spring Valley Hempstead Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 495 students
    0.3 miles
    80 Brick Church Rd
    Spring Valley, NY 10977
    (845) 577-6270
    0.3 K-6 495
  • Spring Valley Ramapo High School Math: 77% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,389 student
    0.6 miles
    400 Viola Rd
    Spring Valley, NY 10977
    (845) 577-6400
    0.6 9-12 1,389
  • Spring Valley East Ramapo Early Childhood Center At Kakiat
    Grades: K | 381 students
    0.9 miles
    465 Viola Rd
    Spring Valley, NY 10977
    (845) 577-6585
    0.9 K 381
  • Monsey Grandview Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 509 students
    0.9 miles
    151 Grandview Ave
    Monsey, NY 10952
    (845) 577-6260
    0.9 K-3 509
  • Spring Valley Kakiat Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 738 students
    0.9 miles
    465 Viola Rd
    Spring Valley, NY 10977
    (845) 577-6100
    0.9 4-8 738
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