Meredith Middle School



Meredith Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meredith Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 207
7 249
8 210
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meredith Middle School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 666 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 666
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.95

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Meredith Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 335
(50%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 331
(50%)
11,558
(48%)

Meredith Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 238
(36%)
10,839
(45%)
 Black 164
(25%)
4,084
(17%)
 Hispanic 117
(18%)
5,743
(24%)
 Asian 105
(16%)
1,557
(7%)
 Two or More 38
(6%)
1,514
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Meredith Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 467
(70%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 149
(22%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(8%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Meredith Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

Meredith Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 744
2006 674
2007 659
2008 645
2009 638
2010 607
2011 687
2012 666

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 13.5
2007 14.1
2008 14
2009 14.1
2010 15.6
2011 16.8
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56586021505376
2006 0.52077151335312
2007 0.58573596358118
2008 0.56124031007752
2009 0.66614420062696
2010 0.69192751235585
2011 0.73653566229985
2012 0.77627627627628

Compare Meredith Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 77.6%
 

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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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