Meachem Elementary School

Meachem Elementary School serves 488 students in grades PK - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Meachem Elementary School operates within the Syracuse City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 488 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-9
Total Students 488 students
Meachem Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Meachem Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Meachem Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Meachem Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Meachem Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Meachem Elementary School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Hispanic
5%
25%
Meachem Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
61%
18%
Meachem Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
22%
46%
Meachem Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
10%
1%
Meachem Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.69
Meachem Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
42%
Meachem Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Meachem Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Syracuse City School District's student population of 21,212 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,338 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $19,782 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Syracuse City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
2
Number of Students Managed 21,212 926
Syracuse City   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $412 MM $29 MM
Syracuse City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $422 MM $30 MM
Syracuse City   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $19,338 $23,859
Syracuse City   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $19,782 $24,841
Syracuse City   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Corcoran High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clary Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rockwell Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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