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+1 (201) 227-7791

1 Dogwood Lane

Cresskill, New Jersey


About Merritt Memorial
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Merritt Memorial is one of 4 schools found in the Cresskill Public School District of New Jersey.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 334 students - compared to other schools in New Jersey, this is a relatively average sized school.

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

At Merritt Memorial, the average teaching salary of $73,979 is higher than the New Jersey state average of $68,978.

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Merritt Memorial

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.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Merritt Memorial 334$18,06913$73,9790.57
Cresskill High School (0.38 miles) 542$18,8829$76,8220.54
Cresskill Middle School (0.38 miles) 429$13,11419$79,2440.53
Edward H. Bryan (0.48 miles) 484$17,85413$79,5160.57
County Road School (0.66 miles) 121$21,9229$67,4800.53
Luther Lee Emerson School (1.07 miles) 228$21,82511$86,5530.53
Demarest Middle School (1.09 miles) 318$14,34410$46,8490.55

Merritt Memorial

Number of pupils334
Funding per pupil$18,069
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$73,979
Diversity index0.57

Cresskill High School (0.38 miles)

Number of pupils542
Funding per pupil$18,882
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$76,822
Diversity index0.54

Cresskill Middle School (0.38 miles)

Number of pupils429
Funding per pupil$13,114
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$79,244
Diversity index0.53

Edward H. Bryan (0.48 miles)

Number of pupils484
Funding per pupil$17,854
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$79,516
Diversity index0.57

County Road School (0.66 miles)

Number of pupils121
Funding per pupil$21,922
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$67,480
Diversity index0.53

Luther Lee Emerson School (1.07 miles)

Number of pupils228
Funding per pupil$21,825
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$86,553
Diversity index0.53

Demarest Middle School (1.09 miles)

Number of pupils318
Funding per pupil$14,344
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$46,849
Diversity index0.55
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Rankings within New Jersey
There are 2,603 schools in New Jersey. Rankings don't always go up to 2,603 because some schools have missing data.
1720thlargest school
1905thhighest number of FTE teachers
1986thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
759thhighest average teaching salary
2378thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
2253rdhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
797thhighest diversity index
538thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2.5 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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