Meridian Elementary School



Meridian Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meridian Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 26
K 75
1 64
2 64
3 59
4 74
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meridian Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Meridian, ID in the Meridian Joint School District. It enrolls 429 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meridian Elementary School is the 156th largest public school in Idaho and the 28,629th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,629th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 156th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 120th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 102nd out of 391

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Meridian Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 230
(54%)
13,410
(52%)
 Female 199
(46%)
12,549
(48%)

Meridian Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 336
(78%)
21,803
(84%)
 Hispanic 64
(15%)
2,216
(9%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
798
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
139
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
626
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
319
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(0%)

Meridian Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 274
(64%)
6,837
(26%)
 Not Eligible 127
(30%)
17,784
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(7%)
1,338
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Meridian Elementary School is ranked 75th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meridian Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 440
2006 414
2007 478
2008 458
2009 457
2010 445
2011 464
2012 429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 11.3
2007 18.2
2008 17.8
2009 17.6
2010 16.3
2011 16.8
2012 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53409090909091
2006 0.56280193236715
2007 0.5397489539749
2008 0.55458515283843
2009 0.58862144420131
2010 0.62022471910112
2011 0.69612068965517
2012 0.7039627039627

Compare Meridian Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 70.4%
 

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Meridian Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 429 17.6:1  
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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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