Region: New York City
District: Queens CSD 29
Grade Span: K-6 for 2014-15/ K-6 at End of Charter Term
Enrollment: 540 for 2014-15/ 540 at End of Charter Term
Dr. Karen Valbrun, Principal
Merrick Academy – Queens Public Charter School
136-25 218th Street
Springfield, NY 11413
Grade Span: K-6
The mission of Merrick Academy is to become one of the finest public schools in America. Merrick Academy is built on the philosophy that all children can learn, and the Academy ensures that all students meet or exceed New York State performance standards.
The focus of the Academy is built on the core skills of reading, language, and mathematics. Merrick Academy is organized to provide an extended day, a high degree of individualized instruction, and an innovative research-based academic curriculum.