Merit Academy

El Cajon, CA 92020

Phone: (619) 956-0600
District: Grossmont Union High School District

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public • Grades 9-12 • 65 students

El Cajon's Merit Academy is a public high school in the Grossmont Union High School District.

Merit Academy is a public school in the Grossmont Union High School District located in El Cajon, CA. The principal of Merit Academy is Carrie Clifford. As of 2015, the students are 55.4% White, non-Hispanic; 23.1% Hispanic; 7.7% Multiracial; 7.7% Black, non-Hispanic; 3.1% Native American or Native Alaskan; 1.5% Pacific Islander; and 1.5% Filipino. 66.2% of students are participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program. 6.2% of students are english learners.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District State
White, non-Hispanic 55.4%
Hispanic 23.1%
Multiracial 7.7%
Black, non-Hispanic 7.7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 3.1%
Pacific Islander 1.5%
Filipino 1.5%
Asian

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District State
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 66.2%
English learners 6.2%
# Name Type City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Santee Villas Apartment Complex Santee CA 2.6 mi
2 Canyon Run Apartments Apartment Complex El Cajon CA 2.6 mi
3 Del Cerro Neighborhood/Subdivision San Diego CA 5.8 mi
4 Lakeview Village Apartments Apartment Complex Spring Valley CA 5.8 mi
5 Jackson Pointe Townhomes Area of Town Spring Valley CA 6.6 mi
6 Jackson Pointe Townhomes Condominium/Townhouse Spring Valley CA 6.6 mi
7 Canyon View Neighborhood/Subdivision San Diego CA 7.4 mi
8 Spectrum Center Blvd, Kearny Mesa Neighborhood/Subdivision San Diego CA 9.1 mi
9 City Heights Neighborhood/Subdivision San Diego CA 9.2 mi
10 Riverfront Condominium Rentals Apartment Complex San Diego CA 10.8 mi
11 Heritage at Otay Ranch Neighborhood/Subdivision Chula Vista CA 10.9 mi
12 Legacy Walk Condominium/Townhouse San Diego CA 11 mi
13 Mission Hills Neighborhood/Subdivision San Diego CA 11.8 mi
# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Santee Santee CA 1.5 mi
2 Santee Trolley Square Santee CA 1.6 mi
3 El Cajon El Cajon CA 1.9 mi
4 East County of San Diego La Mesa CA 4.2 mi
5 Del Cerro San Diego CA 5.3 mi
6 Rancho San Diego El Cajon CA 5.5 mi
7 Kensington San Diego CA 8.1 mi
8 Wine Country area of Scripps Ranch San Diego CA 8.7 mi
9 Serra Mesa San Diego CA 9 mi
10 North Park San Diego CA 10 mi
11 Mira Mesa San Diego CA 11.2 mi
12 Bonita Chula Vista CA 11.2 mi
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