Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Carol Edelstein, Executive Director
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Gifted / High performing
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

13
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 74% 54%
Hispanic 9% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 6%
Black 5% 24%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
4
Boys Sports
including: Track
7
Clubs
including: Foreign language and culture club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Track
Clubs Art club
Cooking club
Foreign language and culture club
Girls on the Run
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Clubs - language Spanish, French
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:30 PM

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School counselor
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Cantonese
Mandarin
French
Italian
Korean
Russian
Spanish
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Transportation options (misc.) :imited bus transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.merrittacademy.org/admissions/index.html
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $19000
Tuition range (high) $19000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012