Meridian High School

Meridian High School serves 1,469 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the ID average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% 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 1469 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,469 students
Meridian High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Meridian High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Meridian High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 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 20:1 17:1
Meridian High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Meridian High School American Indian (2004-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Meridian High School Asian (2001-2013)
Hispanic
13%
16%
Meridian High School Hispanic (2001-2013)
Black
1%
1%
Meridian High School Black (2002-2013)
White
81%
78%
Meridian High School White (2001-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
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.
0.33 0.29
Meridian High School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
35%
38%
Meridian High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
9%
Meridian High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,333 students has grown by 8% 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
56
3
Number of Students Managed 37,333 521
Meridian Joint  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 81% 82%
Meridian Joint  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $253 MM $6 MM
District Spending $229 MM $6 MM
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 Idaho Connects Online School (alternative School) (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lewis & Clark Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spalding Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MeridianLewis & Clark Middle School
    4141 East Pine St
    MeridianID 83642
    (208)377-1353
    0 mi | 1053 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BoiseSpalding Elementary School
    Magnet School
    12311 West Braddock Dr
    BoiseID 83709
    (208)321-2150
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | 747 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Garden CityIdaho Connects Online School (alternative School)
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    11513 Fairview Ave 103
    Garden CityID 83714
    (208)781-0647
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MeridianMeridian Academy
    Alternative School
    2311 East Lanark St
    MeridianID 83642
    (208)855-4315
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | 155 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MeridianRiver Valley Elementary School
    2900 East River Valley St
    MeridianID 83646
    (208)884-1741
    1.2 mi | 467 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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