Our mission at 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. 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.