Meridian Elementary School



Meridian Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meridian Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 10
K 16
1 12
2 17
3 13
4 9
5 18
6 17
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meridian Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Daykin, NE in the Meridian Public Schools. It enrolls 112 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meridian Elementary School is the 457th largest public school in Nebraska and the 52,607th largest nationally. It has 10.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 112
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,607th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Nebraska: 457th out of 549
Student/Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 86th out of 549
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 436th out of 549

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Meridian Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 57
(51%)
57
(51%)
 Male 55
(49%)
55
(49%)

Meridian Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 99
(88%)
99
(88%)
 Hispanic 9
(8%)
9
(8%)
 Black 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Meridian Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 60
(54%)
60
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 41
(37%)
41
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(10%)
11
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 544 ranked schools in Nebraska, Meridian Elementary School is ranked 395th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meridian Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.1%. 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 81
2006 70
2007 81
2008 82
2009 74
2010 85
2011 82
2012 79
2013 83
2014 110
2015 112

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.4
2006 8
2007 10.4
2008 10.9
2009 10
2010 11.7
2011 9.5
2012 8
2013 8.2
2014 10.3
2015 10.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58024691358025
2006 0.51428571428571
2007 0.55555555555556
2008 0.52439024390244
2009 0.44594594594595
2010 0.31764705882353
2011 0.28048780487805
2012 0.31645569620253
2013 0.39759036144578
2014 0.48181818181818
2015 0.46428571428571

Compare Meridian Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,040.0% 10.4:1
 
1,380.6% 13.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.1%
 
This School 46.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Meridian Elementary School
Daykin, NE
Public PK - 06 112 10.4:1  
Bruning-Davenport Elementary/Bruning
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Public PK - 01 62 12:1 13 miles
Jefferson Intermediate School
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Public PK - 02 276 14.9:1 15 miles
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St Pauls Lutheran School
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Thayer Central Primary School
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Public PK - 01 113 19.6:1 18 miles
Fillmore Central Elementary
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Public PK - 04 245 13.8:1 20 miles
Friend Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 144 10.3:1 23 miles
Exeter-Milligan Elementary-Exeter
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Public PK - 02 55 9.8:1 24 miles
Dorchester Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 109 11:1 26 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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