Meridian Elementary School



Meridian Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meridian Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 81
1 100
2 100
3 82
4 95
5 88
6 86
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meridian Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Kent, WA in the Kent School District. It enrolls 634 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meridian Elementary School is the 145th largest public school in Washington and the 11,486th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 634
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,486th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 145th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 493rd out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 78th out of 1,263

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Meridian Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 339
(53%)
7,901
(52%)
 Female 295
(47%)
7,197
(48%)

Meridian Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 285
(45%)
5,091
(34%)
 Hispanic 114
(18%)
3,592
(24%)
 Asian 113
(18%)
2,616
(17%)
 Two or More 67
(11%)
1,574
(10%)
 Black 49
(8%)
1,799
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
376
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
50
(0%)

Meridian Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 329
(52%)
6,847
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 257
(41%)
7,171
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(8%)
1,080
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, Meridian Elementary School is ranked 276th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meridian Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 47.3%. 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 629
2006 639
2007 518
2008 477
2009 458
2010 584
2011 589
2012 585
2013 615
2014 641
2015 634

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 19
2007 17
2008 15.9
2009 15.9
2010 19
2011 19.8
2012 18.7
2013 N/A
2014 15.8
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29252782193959
2006 0.34115805946792
2007 0.33397683397683
2008 0.31027253668763
2009 0.36899563318777
2010 0.34075342465753
2011 0.43293718166384
2012 0.44786324786325
2013 0.45528455284553
2014 0.48985959438378
2015 0.48107255520505

Compare Meridian Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 47.3%
 
This School 48.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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