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: 2016 (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
334
Classroom Teachers
25

* Merritt Memorial School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.4% 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 85 51
Proficiency in Reading 89 50
Proficiency in Math 81 52

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 91 51
Proficiency in Reading 96 55
Proficiency in Math 85 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 89 52
Proficiency in Reading 93 58
Proficiency in Math 85 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.36
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.63
AVG FOR STATE 12.25
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 23 6.9%
Kindergarten 42 12.6%
Grade 1 54 16.2%
Grade 2 46 13.8%
Grade 3 51 15.3%
Grade 4 51 15.3%
Grade 5 58 17.4%
Total 334 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 54.9% 57.6% 46.7%
Black 0.0% 0.3% 16.3%
Hispanic 6.4% 6.7% 27.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 38.7% 35.3% 9.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.9% 1.8% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.9% 1.2% 31.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.6% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 8,745 8,944,469
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,163.8 1,212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.1% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.4% 32.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.3% 27.9%
65 OR OLDER 17.2% 14.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 2,995 3,195,014
Single parent households with children 1.7% 10.3%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 94.5% 88.9%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 60.4% 37.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 35.6% 19.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.8% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.2% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.2% 15.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.1% 14.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.1% 11.7%
$15,000 or less 5.0% 9.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,761 $17,130,555 58.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,537 $2,697,435 9.2%
Staff $315 $552,825 1.9%
General Administration $335 $587,925 2.0%
School Administration $1,136 $1,993,680 6.8%
Operation $1,432 $2,513,160 8.6%
Transportation $63 $110,565 0.4%
Other $388 $680,940 2.3%
Total Support $5,206 $9,136,530 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,771 $3,108,105 10.6%
Total Expenditures $16,738 $29,375,190 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,038 $14,104,894,942 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,830 $2,571,073,476 9.1%
Staff $549 $771,800,306 2.7%
General Administration $386 $543,049,578 1.9%
School Administration $879 $1,234,639,970 4.4%
Operation $1,866 $2,621,788,598 9.3%
Transportation $709 $995,790,458 3.5%
Other $439 $616,851,082 2.2%
Total Support $6,657 $9,354,921,729 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,311 $4,652,962,368 16.6%
Total Expenditures $20,006 $28,112,850,433 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%