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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
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  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
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Birch School is a highly rated, public school located in Merrick, NY. It has 540 students in grades K-6 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.
Address
2400 Central Pkwy
Merrick, NY 11566
Telephone
(516) 992-7250
Website

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%

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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$147,572
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$2,087
National
$949
Median Home Value
$543,400
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
540
Free or Reduced Lunch
1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$122,781
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.5%
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Not much emphasis on school teams here. Need to attempt to gather all children and families for events and activities.
There are an abundance of areas all paid attention to. Teachers are accessible and needs are met.