Meridian Elementary School



Meridian Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meridian Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 50
1 49
2 52
3 45
4 42
5 50
6 40
7 37
8 31
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meridian Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mounds, IL in the Meridian Community Unit School District 101. It enrolls 435 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meridian Elementary School is the 1,043rd largest public school in Illinois and the 28,011th largest nationally.

Total Students: 435
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Meridian Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 223
(51%)
223
(51%)
 Female 212
(49%)
212
(49%)

Meridian Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 245
(56%)
245
(56%)
 White 137
(31%)
137
(31%)
 Two or More 53
(12%)
53
(12%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Meridian Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 401
(92%)
401
(92%)
 Not Eligible 34
(8%)
34
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Meridian Elementary School is ranked 385th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meridian Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 490
2006 499
2007 470
2008 455
2009 432
2010 467
2011 455
2012 435

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15.1
2007 18.1
2008 13.8
2009 15.4
2010 16.1
2011 16.9
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84285714285714
2006 0.82565130260521
2007 0.86382978723404
2008 0.9032967032967
2009 0.96064814814815
2010 0.88222698072805
2011 0.87472527472527
2012 0.92183908045977

Compare Meridian Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 92.2%
 

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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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