Merrick school information

IndexMerrickNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores72%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools74,06079,221
Total private schools41,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Merrick, NY educational system consists of 7 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Merrick public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 49% higher than than the New York average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Merrick public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.3% have completed high school, 58.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.0% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Merrick are 46% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Merrick.
  • 95.6% of people in Merrick have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.3% of people in Merrick have completed high school.
  • 58.4% of people in Merrick have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Merrick

IndexMerrickNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade95.6%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school95.3%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree65.3%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.4%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters28.1%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Merrick (high school & post-secondary)

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Merrick, NY20,80872%46%

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Merrick, NY20,80872%46%
Source: The Merrick, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.