Meridian Primary School



Meridian Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meridian Primary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 65
1 75
2 85
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meridian Primary School is a public elementary school located in Macon, IL in the Meridian Community Unit School District 15. It enrolls 264 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meridian Primary School is the 1,967th largest public school in Illinois and the 44,125th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 264
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,125th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,967th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,598th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,933rd out of 2,345

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Meridian Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 136
(52%)
380
(51%)
 Female 128
(48%)
368
(49%)

Meridian Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 257
(97%)
722
(97%)
 Black 3
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Meridian Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 181
(69%)
492
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 80
(30%)
215
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
41
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Meridian Primary School is ranked 1,924th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meridian Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.4%) is lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Meridian Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 231
2006 224
2007 213
2008 221
2009 235
2010 250
2011 268
2012 264

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 14
2007 14.2
2008 15.8
2009 16.8
2010 20.8
2011 17.9
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27272727272727
2006 0.29910714285714
2007 0.30046948356808
2008 0.28054298642534
2009 0.32765957446809
2010 0.412
2011 0.33208955223881
2012 0.31439393939394

Compare Meridian Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.4%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Meridian Primary School
Macon, IL
Public PK - 02 264 15.8:1  
Gregory Intermediate
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Public KG - 05 191 12.6:1 6 miles
Meridian Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 237 13.3:1 7 miles
Meridian Intermediate School
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Public 03 - 05 247 18.5:1 7 miles
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South Shores Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 294 10.7:1 8 miles
Mcgaughey Elementary School
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Public PK - 01 385 14.6:1 8 miles
Mt Zion Intermediate School
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Public 04 - 06 584 15:1 9 miles
Mt Zion Elementary School
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Public 02 - 03 329 15.7:1 9 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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