The following is a paid message from Merrick Academy Charter School.

Founded in 2000, Merrick Academy Charter School (MACS) is the first charter school in Queens. Serving over 575 students in grades K-5, MACS is built on the philosophy that all children can learn.

MACS provides a high-quality, well-rounded education by offering scholars a STEAM and project based curriculum, with foreign language, arts and technology integrated into all subjects. As an International Baccalaureate (IB) candidate school their approach to teaching and learning is personalized and data-driven with an eye to closing the achievement gap for scholars in Southeast Queens.

MACS offers an extended school day with instruction from 8 am to 3:30 pm, robust enrichment programs including Afterschool, Saturday Academy and Summer programming and a highly engaged Merrick Family Association. As they grow to serve grades K-8 by 2026 they are excited for you to join their school community.

Applications for the 2023-24 school year are open for their lottery on April 1st. Apply now for a world-class education in the heart of Queens. If you are interested in enrolling your child at Merrick, visit their website or submit an application here. Please email [email protected] or call 718-479-3753 with any questions.

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