Meridian Elementary



Meridian Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meridian Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 6
1 10
2 11
3 8
4 7
5 6
6 4
7 12
8 12
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meridian Elementary is a public elementary school located in Meridian, CA in the Meridian Elementary School District. It enrolls 76 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meridian Elementary is the 5,882nd largest public school in California and the 53,745th largest nationally. It has 21.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 76
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,745th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,882nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,578th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,936th out of 6,159

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Meridian Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 38
(50%)
38
(50%)
 Female 38
(50%)
38
(50%)

Meridian Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 38
(50%)
38
(50%)
 Hispanic 34
(45%)
34
(45%)
 American Indian 2
(3%)
2
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(3%)
2
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Meridian Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 41
(54%)
41
(54%)
 Not Eligible 23
(30%)
23
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(16%)
12
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Meridian Elementary is ranked 5,311th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meridian Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Meridian Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 85
2006 76
2007 79
2008 76
2009 85
2010 67
2011 78
2012 76

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 20
2007 18.8
2008 20
2009 23.6
2010 N/A
2011 19.5
2012 21.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52941176470588
2006 0.52631578947368
2007 0.59493670886076
2008 0.68421052631579
2009 0.61176470588235
2010 0.65671641791045
2011
2012 0.69736842105263

Compare Meridian Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 69.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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