Meridian Jr High School



Meridian Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meridian Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 139
7 152
8 146
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meridian Jr High School is a public elementary school located in Stillman Valley, IL in the Meridian Community Unit School District 223. It enrolls 437 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 437
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.45

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Meridian Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 224
(51%)
665
(51%)
 Male 213
(49%)
641
(49%)

Meridian Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 368
(84%)
1,090
(83%)
 Hispanic 53
(12%)
166
(13%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
31
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Meridian Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 307
(70%)
932
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 107
(24%)
323
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(5%)
51
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Meridian Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.7%) 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 Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 464
2006 470
2007 462
2008 445
2009 447
2010 438
2011 455
2012 437

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 19.6
2007 22
2008 17.8
2009 17.2
2010 16.8
2011 17.3
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14008620689655
2006 0.13617021276596
2007 0.12554112554113
2008 0.14157303370787
2009 0.22595078299776
2010 0.26255707762557
2011 0.29450549450549
2012 0.2974828375286

Compare Meridian Jr High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.7%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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