Paramount Elementary School



Paramount Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paramount Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 133
1 141
2 144
3 141
4 159
5 137
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paramount Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Meridian, ID in the Meridian Joint School District. It enrolls 855 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paramount Elementary School is the 3rd largest public school in Idaho and the 2,907th largest nationally. It has 25.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 855
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,907th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 3rd out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 377th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 14th out of 391

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Paramount Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 457
(53%)
13,410
(52%)
 Female 398
(47%)
12,549
(48%)

Paramount Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 746
(87%)
21,803
(84%)
 Hispanic 67
(8%)
2,216
(9%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
798
(3%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
626
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
319
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
139
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(0%)

Paramount Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 717
(84%)
17,784
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 113
(13%)
6,837
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(3%)
1,338
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Paramount Elementary School is ranked 236th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paramount Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Paramount Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 679
2008 767
2009 776
2010 816
2011 826
2012 855

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 23.7
2008 24
2009 24.5
2010 22.5
2011 18.4
2012 25.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.1119293078056
2008 0.14341590612777
2009 0.14690721649485
2010 0.14828431372549
2011 0.21307506053269
2012 0.16140350877193

Compare Paramount Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
2,510.0% 25.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.1%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Paramount Elementary School
Meridian, ID
Public PK - 05 855 25.1:1  
Heritage Middle School
Meridian, ID
Public 06 - 08 1,097 22.7:1 1 miles
Discovery Elementary School
Meridian, ID
Public PK - 05 581 22.4:1 2 miles
Sawtooth Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 982 22.1:1 2 miles
The Ambrose School
Meridian, ID
Private KG - 12 441 16:1 2 miles
Prospect Elementary School
Meridian, ID
Public PK - 05 775 22.4:1 2 miles
Hunter Elementary School
Meridian, ID
Public PK - 05 772 23:1 2 miles
Meridian Middle School
Meridian, ID
Public 06 - 08 1,018 19.9:1 3 miles
Cole Valley Christian Schools
Meridian, ID
Private PK - 12 740 13:1 3 miles
Arts West School
Eagle, ID
Private 06 - 12 338 19:1 3 miles
Lowell Scott Middle School
Boise, ID
Public 06 - 08 1,070 19.5:1 3 miles
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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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