Merritt Memorial School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1 Dogwood Lane
Cresskill, NJ 07626
Phone
(201) 227-7791
District
CRESSKILL PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
BERGEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
337
Classroom Teachers
23

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.1% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Merritt Memorial School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 52
Proficiency in Reading 85 51
Proficiency in Math 79 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 86 53
Proficiency in Reading 87 57
Proficiency in Math 84 49

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 91 52
Proficiency in Reading 93 57
Proficiency in Math 88 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.65
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.17
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 24 7.1%
Kindergarten 42 12.5%
Grade 1 48 14.2%
Grade 2 50 14.8%
Grade 3 51 15.1%
Grade 4 62 18.4%
Grade 5 49 14.5%
Total 337 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 53.7% 58.1% 45.8%
Black 0.0% 0.4% 16.0%
Hispanic 6.7% 6.4% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 39.3% 34.9% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 1.3% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.9% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.4% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 8,811 9,005,644
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,195.2 1,220
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.8% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.0% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.6% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 15.9% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,987 3,199,111
Single Parent Households With Children 1.6% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.0% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 65.9% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 41.6% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.0% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.5% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.1% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.9% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 3.5% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,900 $19,500,100 60.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,628 $2,912,492 9.0%
Staff $300 $536,700 1.7%
General Administration $316 $565,324 1.8%
School Administration $1,277 $2,284,553 7.1%
Operation $1,352 $2,418,728 7.5%
Transportation $64 $114,496 0.4%
Other $394 $704,866 2.2%
Total Support $5,331 $9,537,159 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,759 $3,146,851 9.8%
Total Expenditures $17,990 $32,184,110 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,604 $14,970,833,107 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $2,777,873,561 9.2%
Staff $577 $814,793,701 2.7%
General Administration $375 $529,617,536 1.8%
School Administration $962 $1,357,954,822 4.5%
Operation $1,857 $2,621,550,093 8.7%
Transportation $744 $1,049,805,051 3.5%
Other $474 $668,867,364 2.2%
Total Support $6,956 $9,820,594,337 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,874 $5,468,730,747 18.1%
Total Expenditures $21,433 $30,260,179,262 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%