Renaissance High School

1307 East Central Dr,

Meridian, ID, 83642-7991

Tel: (208)350-4380
Grades: 9-12

526 students

Renaissance High School serves 526 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
Renaissance High School operates within the Meridian Joint School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the ID state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 526 students has grown by 54% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 526 students
Renaissance High School Total Students (2010-2012)
Gender % 34% Male / 66%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Renaissance High School Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Renaissance High School Students 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 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Renaissance High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
Renaissance High School Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
6%
16%
Renaissance High School Hispanic (2010-2012)
Black
1%
1%
Renaissance High School Black (2010-2012)
White
85%
78%
Renaissance High School White (2010-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Renaissance High School Sch Ethnicity Renaissance High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.27 0.48
Renaissance High School Diversity Score (2010-2012)
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.
17%
39%
Renaissance High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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.
7%
10%
Renaissance High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,303 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Meridian Joint School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
3
Number of Students Managed 36,303 591
Meridian Joint  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 81% 82%
Meridian Joint  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $253 MM $6 MM
Meridian Joint  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $229 MM $6 MM
Meridian Joint  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,335 $10,010
Meridian Joint  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $6,649 $9,580
Meridian Joint  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rebound School Of Opportunity (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Crossroads Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Idaho Virtual Academy (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Meridian Rebound School Of Opportunity
    Alternative School
    1450 East Watertower St S110
    Meridian , ID , 83642
    (208)350-5233
    Alternative School
    0.3  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Meridian Mountain View High School
    2000 South Millennium Way
    Meridian , ID , 83642
    (208)855-4050
    0.9  mi  |  2096  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Meridian Crossroads Middle School
    Alternative School
    650 North Nola
    Meridian , ID , 83642
    (208)855-4275
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  140  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Meridian Meridian Academy
    Alternative School
    2311 East Lanark St
    Meridian , ID , 83642
    (208)855-4315
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  147  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Meridian Ada Professional-technical Center
    Vocational School
    1810 West Pine
    Meridian , ID , 83642
    (208)855-4198
    Vocational School
    1.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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Did You Know?
Meridian, ID public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.52, which is higher than the Idaho average of 0.29. The most diverse school in Meridian is Meridian Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Idaho or national school diversity statistics.