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
Meridian High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Meridian High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 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 19:1 16:1
Meridian High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Meridian High School American Indian (2004-2012)
Asian
1%
1%
Meridian High School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
11%
16%
Meridian High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
n/a
1%
Meridian High School Black (2002-2012)
White
80%
78%
Meridian High School White (2001-2012)
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 0.48
Meridian High School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
36%
39%
Meridian High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
6%
10%
Meridian High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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 36,709 604
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 n/a
Meridian Joint  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $229 MM n/a
Meridian Joint  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,335 $0
Meridian Joint  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $6,649 $0
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 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 Linder Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Meridian Compass Public Charter School
    Charter School
    2511 West Cherry Ln
    Meridian , ID , 83642
    (208)855-2802
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Meridian Meridian Middle School
    1507 West 8th St
    Meridian , ID , 83642
    (208)855-4225
    0.7  mi  |  1075  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Meridian Ada Professional-technical Center
    Vocational School
    1810 West Pine
    Meridian , ID , 83642
    (208)855-4198
    Vocational School
    0.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Meridian Linder Elementary School
    1825 Chateau Dr
    Meridian , ID , 83646
    (208)855-4430
    0.9  mi  |  311  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Meridian Peregrine Elementary School
    1860 Waltman St
    Meridian , ID , 83642
    (208)888-1384
    1  mi  |  611  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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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 0.28. The most diverse school in Meridian is Meridian Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Idaho or national school diversity statistics.