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About This School

Merry Oaks Elementary is a public elementary school in Charlotte. The principal of Merry Oaks Elementary is Mr Philip Steffes, who can be contacted at 712 students go to Merry Oaks Elementary and identify primarily as Asian/Pacific Islander; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 100% of the 712 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Merry Oaks Elementary is 11:1. Shamrock Gardens Elementary is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Computer arts
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 5%
Hispanic 50% 18%
Black, non-Hispanic 35% 42%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 32%
Multiracial 2% 3%
Asian 10% 5%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3% 0.5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100% 57%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    My children have been attending this school for 5 years now and I have had my ups and downs with the school but my children have grown and learned a lot during their time there. The teachers that I have encountered really seem to care about the students and Mrs. Morgan really is a great help to some of the students. My middle daughter had some emotional and educational issues and Mrs Morgan was really a shinning light for her. Also Mrs Santoro a third grade teacher there is one of the best teachers I have ever had the pleasure to work with. She was my child's second and then third grade teacher and has been a huge part of why my middle daughter has thrived the way she has. All in all not a bad environment for children.

  • (4 years ago)

    The Principal teachers and staff at this school are so dedicated and caring that the students can't help but achieve excellence !

  • (6 years ago)

    Great environment in this rich in diversity school. Very pleased to be a parent involved at merry Oaks. Mrs. Morgan (psychologist) is truly a gem and a breath of fresh air. She always seems to have a thoughtful take on any situation.

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