Merriam Ave. School

81 Merriam Ave, Newton, NJ 07860 | (973) 383-7202
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 483
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 81 Merriam Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860
  • Principal or Admin: Steve Rivlin
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Newton Town School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $15,749
  • Graduation Rate: 100.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 0.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.3
  • Enrolled Students: 1,569

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 483
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 264 (54.7%)
  • Females: 219 (45.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (9.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 130 (26.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 177 (36.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Merriam Ave. School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black408.3%
Asian234.8%
Hispanic5912.2%
White35573.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Merriam Ave. School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7816.1%
1st Grade8016.6%
2nd Grade7415.3%
3rd Grade6313.0%
4th Grade8417.4%
5th Grade7615.7%
Ungraded285.8%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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