Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School is part of the Alliance Gertz-Ressler/Richard Merkin 6-12 Complex
The application deadline is November 2, 2018.
If you have questions please contact the school at: (213) 748-0141
2023 South Union Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90007
450 students in grades 6-8
Alliance Merkin Middle School is located in the Pico-Union neighborhood west of downtown Los Angeles. Pico-Union serves as a point-of-entry for many Latino immigrants, and is primarily populated by families from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Hondouras.
99% Latino and 1% African American, 14% English Language Learner (ELL) students, 98% free or reduced meal program participants.
Meghan Van Pelt has been an educator for the past ten years. Prior to becoming an Administrator at Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School, she was a teacher and then instructional coach at Alliance William and Carol Ouchi High School. Additionally, she supported World Language teachers across the Alliance CMO by developing and running professional developments. Ms. Van Pelt possess a BA in French Commercial Studies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and an MA in Education Leadership from Loyola Marymount University with a specific focus on Charter School Leadership.