Meridian High School

Meridian High School serves 1,388 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
Meridian 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 1388 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,388 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Students by Grade Meridian High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 16:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
11%
16%
White
80%
78%
All Ethnic Groups Meridian High School Sch Ethnicity Meridian 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.
0.35 0.29
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.
36%
39%
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.
6%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,709 students has grown by 6% 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 36,709 591
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • MeridianCompass Public Charter School
    Charter School
    2511 West Cherry Ln
    MeridianID 83642
    (208)855-2802
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 560 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • MeridianMeridian Middle School
    1507 West 8th St
    MeridianID 83642
    (208)855-4225
    0.7 mi | 1075 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MeridianAda Professional-technical Center
    Vocational School
    1810 West Pine
    MeridianID 83642
    (208)855-4198
    Vocational School

    0.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • MeridianLinder Elementary School
    1825 Chateau Dr
    MeridianID 83646
    (208)855-4430
    0.9 mi | 311 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MeridianPeregrine Elementary School
    1860 Waltman St
    MeridianID 83642
    (208)888-1384
    1 mi | 611 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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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 0.50, 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.