Merritt Academy is a k-12 public Charter School located in northern Macomb County. The mission of Merritt Academy is to instill in its students academic excellence, character development, a love for lifelong learning, and service to others. Merritt Academy strives to be a full service institution for the families it serves by being a referral source to outside social, emotional or psychological support programs. Merritt Academy develops strong personal relationships with parents through written communications, phone calls and parent/teacher conferences. Merritt Academy monitors attendance and make personal contacts with the home when this becomes an issue of concern. Merritt Academy offers after school tutorial and enrichment programs for students. Merritt Academy, through The Romine Group, LLC (T.R.G.), (its management company), will be part of a consortium of Public School Academies in Southeast Michigan that provides special educational services to students in need. Merritt Academy will offer a variety of after school sports activities and encourage older students to participate in at least one of their own choice. Merritt Academy serves a culturally diverse population with an anti-bias curriculum.