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Merrill Road Elementary School

Public | K-2 | 687 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Based on 6 ratings
2013:
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2011:
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Posted September 18, 2006

Excellent school with caring committed teachers and administrators. Several model classrooms, special needs children are integrated extremely well. Physical education, music art are available weekly or biweekly. Parent involvement is extremely high. PTA is top notch.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2006

My son is in the ESE pre-K program at this school. His teachers have been excellent both in K-3 and K-4. We work together very closely to ensure that he is getting the skills he needs to succeed in school. There are a lot of opportunities for parents to be involved if they choose to do so.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2005

Merrill Road Elementary has always focused on excellence in academics. They have a great teaching staff, and there is plenty of parent involvement.
—Submitted by a staff


Posted January 12, 2005

My child has had a horrible experience with this school. He had an Individual Eduacation Plan that his teacher said that she 'overlooked' and did not go by. She just more less 'babysat' him last year and he is suffering this year because of it. He had to repeat the same grade this year because of the lack of education that he didn't get last year. I am so frustrated with this school being an 'A' school. The classrooms are too large. The teacher does not get to spend time with each child as she needs to due to the large teacher to student ratio. There is no parent involvement either at this school. I give this school an 'F'.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Black 45%
White 37%
Two or more races 8%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 31%N/AN/A
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 90%N/AN/A
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 68%65%61%
Master's degree 29%N/A36%
Doctorate degree 0%1%1%
Other degree 2%N/A2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers 0%N/A5%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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8239 Merrill Road
Jacksonville, FL 32277
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Phone: (904) 745-4919

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