Ada Merritt K-8 Center

Overview

Student Enrollment
727
Best Elementary School in Florida
#13
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Pre-Kindergarten to 9th grade
School District DADE
Type Public
 Phone (305)326-0791
 Location 660 SW 3RD ST
MIAMI, FL 33130
Charter School No

Ada Merritt K-8 Center has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 13th in the best public elementary schools in Florida.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Ada Merritt K-8 Center student body is mostly Hispanic with a sizeable White population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White24.5%178
Black2.6%19
Hispanic71.1%517
Asian Pacific1.4%10
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.4%3

Family Income

vs. other Florida elementary schools
Upper 13.9%

26.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida elementary school median of 61.5%. By this measure, ADA MERRITT K-8 CENTER students are largely upper income and rank 297th in Florida for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten71
1st Grade74
2nd Grade95
3rd Grade81
4th Grade80
5th Grade82
6th Grade75
7th Grade78
8th Grade91
Total727

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
90%
Rank in Florida
13th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Ada Merritt K-8 Center scored an average 90% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 54% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.5% of Florida elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*90% to 94%*
Boys90% to 94%*90% to 94%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic88%92%
Multiracial--
White90% to 94%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilitessuppressed*suppressed*
Limited English60% to 79%*21% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Ada Merritt K-8 Center
660 SW 3RD ST
MIAMI, FL
33130
(305)326-0791

10 out of 10 1

District

DADE
MIAMI, FL