Merrick's Mission

Our Merrick Academy Mission is to pursue excellence in our all-inclusive learning community of students, educators, parents and community members. We work towards the common purpose of providing an excellent educational experience for all students. Through our high degree of individualized instruction, increased time on task of learning and an innovative academic curriculum, we will ensure that all of our students are college and career ready.
Merrick Academy’s motto “In Pursuit of Excellence” is a constant reminder of the expectations we set for our learning community.


  • 2019-20 First Day of School

    The FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL is Thursday, September 5th.

    2019-20 School Information mailouts will be sent to each family on July 30th. 

    Update: Our apologies, packets were delayed getting mailed out and should arrive by August 21st. 

    Merrick Academy Queens Public Charter School
  • Family Orientation Night !

    Join Us for Orientation Night!

    Time: 5pm-7:30pm          Location: School Gym

    Monday, August 26th: Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd-grade families.

    Tuesday, August 27th: 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade families. 

    Merrick Academy Queens Public Charter School

Upcoming Events

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2019- 20 School Supply List

 Click the link for the 2019-20 Merrick School Supply List 2019-20 School Supplies.pdf 

Please note:

  • Students have the first week of school to bring in supplies.
  • Please do not overload student backpacks or plastic bags, as they tend to break.
  • Please make sure students supplies are labeled with Child's Full Name, Grade, and Class. 

2019-20 School Uniforms

Merrick Academy Charter School is a Uniformed School

Boys Uniform: White Dress shirt and tie OR Merrick Academy Burgundy Polo Plaid #43 Tie, Khaki Pants and all Black Shoes. 

Girls Uniform: White Dress shirt and tie OR Merrick Academy Burgundy Polo Plaid #43 Tie, Khaki Pants/Jumper/Skirt Burgundy or White tights and all Black Shoes.

Physical Education Uniform: Merrick Academy Burgundy Sweatshirt or T-shirt Merrick Academy Burgundy Sweatpants
Gym uniforms may be worn on gym days only. You will receive your child's class schedule stating which days he/she has gym.  On the days where students have Health Education, they must be in FULL SCHOOL UNIFORM. 

How to Purchase a Uniform

Mail-In Order


Mail order form (pick up from front desk) to:

175 Rockaway Ave., Valley Stream, NY 11580



Order Online

Shop at Store


175 Rockaway Ave.Valley Stream, NY 11580

Open 7 days a week year-round

Monday-Saturday 10 am-7 pm      Sunday 11 am-6 pm

Extended hours from August to September. Please check the website.


Order By Phone




Learn to Ride 2019: Queens

 Bring a bike, a child and a helmet for this free fun event! Sow your child aged 5 years or older how to ride a two-wheeler

using the “balance first” method.

Please pre-register at

For more information, please visit or or call 311.

Springfield Park

Saturday, May 4, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

147th Ave, Between Springfield Blvd and 184th St.


Horace Harding Park
Saturday, May 11, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

62 Drive, Between 97 Place and 98 St.


Grover Cleveland Playground

Saturday, May 18, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Stanhope St, Between Fairvier Ave and Grandview Ave.


Arverne Playground

Saturday, May 25, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Arverne Blvd, Between Beach 56 Street and Beach 54 St.


Annadale Playground
Saturday, June 29, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Yellowstone Blvd, Between 64 Rd and 65 Ave.

Juniper Valley Park
Saturday, July 20, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Juniper Blvd, North & 80th St.


Addabbo Playground

Saturday, Aug 24, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

133rd Ave. N. Conduit Ave., Between 80th St and 88th St.

Contact (212) 360-3341 or for more information regarding accessibility.


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