Meridian High School

Meridian High School serves 1,507 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the ID average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Meridian High School operates within the Meridian Joint School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is lower than the ID state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 1507 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,507 students
Meridian High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Meridian High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Meridian High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Meridian High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 20:1
Meridian High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Meridian High School Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
13%
17%
Meridian High School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
1%
1%
Meridian High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
81%
77%
Meridian High School White Students (2001-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Meridian High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Meridian High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown ID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.33 0.29
Meridian High School Diversity Score (2001-2014)
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.
32%
37%
Meridian High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
5%
10%
Meridian High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,006 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,091 is less than the state average of $9,564. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $6,871 is less than the state average of $8,998. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Meridian Joint School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 38,006 530
Meridian Joint  School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 85%
Meridian Joint  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $277 MM $5 MM
Meridian Joint  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $235 MM $5 MM
Meridian Joint  School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,091 $9,564
Meridian Joint  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $6,871 $8,998
Meridian Joint  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Compass Public Charter School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Compass Public Charter School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Compass Public Charter School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MeridianCompass Public Charter School
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 862 students2511 West Cherry Ln
    MeridianID 83642
    (208)855-2802
    0.6KG-12862
  • MeridianMeridian Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1032 students1507 West Eighth St
    MeridianID 83642
    (208)855-4225
    0.76-81032
  • MeridianAda Professional-technical Center
    Vocational School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-121900 West Pine
    MeridianID 83642
    (208)855-4198
    0.99-12n/a
  • MeridianBarbara Morgan Stem Academy
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 433 students1825 Chateau Dr
    MeridianID 83646
    (208)855-4430
    0.9KG-5433
  • MeridianPeregrine Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 626 students1860 Waltman St
    MeridianID 83642
    (208)888-1384
    1PK-5626

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