Avg. test scores 58%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 93%
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Merrick school information

IndexMerrickNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores76%56%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools74,06079,221
Total private schools41,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Merrick are 58% 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%

      Merrick, NY School Districts

      • Merrick Union Free School District
      • Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Merrick. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Merrick, NY schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Merrick, NY, an average of 95.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.3% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Sea Cliff, NY5,06992%91.2%
      Cedarhurst, NY6,65291%89.1%
      Old Westbury, NY4,58291%88.1%
      Jericho, NY13,73090%86.6%
      Old Bethpage, NY5,43990%86.0%
      Merrick, NY20,80876%58.2%

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      Merrick, NY20,80876%58.2%
      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.