Meridian School



Meridian School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meridian School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 57
1 62
2 59
3 73
4 58
5 53
6 54
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Meridian School is a public elementary school located in Butler, PA in the Butler Area School District. It enrolls 417 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meridian School is the 982nd largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 29,859th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 417
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,859th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 982nd out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 628th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 881st out of 1,834

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Meridian School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 217
(52%)
1,919
(52%)
 Female 200
(48%)
1,801
(48%)

Meridian School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 407
(98%)
3,500
(94%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
51
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
71
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
27
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
69
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Meridian School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 314
(75%)
2,437
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 84
(20%)
1,122
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
161
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Meridian School is ranked 1,237th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meridian School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.7%) is lower than the state average of 45.4%. 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.

Meridian School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 445
2006 454
2007 435
2008 411
2009 431
2010 424
2011 412
2012 417

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.5
2007 13.7
2008 12.9
2009 13.6
2010 13.2
2011 13.3
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14831460674157
2006 0.15638766519824
2007 0.17701149425287
2008 0.16788321167883
2009 0.20417633410673
2010 0.21462264150943
2011 0.23058252427184
2012 0.24700239808153

Compare Meridian School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.7%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Meridian School
Butler, PA
Public KG - 06 417 14.2:1  
Northwest School
Butler, PA
Public KG - 06 411 13.8:1 2 miles
Butler Catholic School
Butler, PA
Private KG - 08 221 12:1 4 miles
Mcquistion Elementary School
Butler, PA
Public KG - 06 440 13.2:1 4 miles
First Baptist Christian School
Butler, PA
Private PK - 12 129 11:1 4 miles
Connoquenessing Elementary School
Renfrew, PA
Public KG - 06 262 14.2:1 4 miles
Broad St School
Butler, PA
Public KG - 06 244 11.7:1 4 miles
Center Avenue School
Butler, PA
Public KG - 06 198 10.9:1 4 miles
Emily Brittain Elementary School
Butler, PA
Public KG - 06 398 13.9:1 5 miles
Center Twp School
Butler, PA
Public KG - 06 638 16.6:1 5 miles
Penn Christian Academy
Butler, PA
Private PK - 06 338 12:1 6 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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