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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Merritt Academy is a highly rated, public, charter, magnet school located in New Haven, MI. It has 552 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1140
23 responses
Average ACT
20
11 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$60,924
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,025
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$120,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 24 responses
  • The dances we have and the spirit weeks.
    38%
  • Field Day
    13%
  • Freshmen/Sophomore Washington D.C. Trip
    13%
  • Homecoming Football Game
    13%
  • Pep rallies
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Home Basketball Games
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
552
Free or Reduced Lunch
50%
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 10 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 10 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

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