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Merriam School (leave a review)
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+1 (978) 264-3371

11 Charter Road

Acton, Massachusetts


About Merriam School
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Merriam School is located in the Acton-Boxborough Regional School District of the state of Massachusetts. It is one of 8 schools in its district.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 591 students from Prekindergarten to 6th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Merriam School, the average teaching salary of $56,175 is lower than the Massachusetts state average of $71,958.

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Merriam School

Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Merriam School 591$16,56616$56,1750.50
McCarthy-Towne School (0 miles) 469$13,58216$60,0260.48
Raymond J Grey Junior High (0.21 miles) 888$15,07014$63,8810.55
Acton-Boxborough Regional High (0.32 miles) 1902$14,74315$71,1630.50
Luther Conant School (0.88 miles) 434$16,02016$66,0960.53
Paul P Gates Elementary School (1.06 miles) 428$14,50216$61,0170.57

Merriam School

Number of pupils591
Funding per pupil$16,566
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$56,175
Diversity index0.50

McCarthy-Towne School (0 miles)

Number of pupils469
Funding per pupil$13,582
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$60,026
Diversity index0.48

Raymond J Grey Junior High (0.21 miles)

Number of pupils888
Funding per pupil$15,070
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$63,881
Diversity index0.55

Acton-Boxborough Regional High (0.32 miles)

Number of pupils1902
Funding per pupil$14,743
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$71,163
Diversity index0.50

Luther Conant School (0.88 miles)

Number of pupils434
Funding per pupil$16,020
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$66,096
Diversity index0.53

Paul P Gates Elementary School (1.06 miles)

Number of pupils428
Funding per pupil$14,502
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$61,017
Diversity index0.57
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Rankings within Massachusetts
There are 1,885 schools in Massachusetts. Rankings don't always go up to 1,885 because some schools have missing data.
519thlargest school
752ndhighest number of FTE teachers
1619thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1587thhighest average teaching salary
624thhighest diversity index
454thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2.4 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

6th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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