Meece Middle School

Meece Middle School serves 443 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Meece Middle School operates within the Somerset Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 443 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 443 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
2%
5%
Black
5%
11%
White
88%
81%
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.22 0.23
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.
46%
48%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,606 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,608 is less than the state average of $10,129. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,765 is less than the state average of $9,906. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Somerset Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
6
Number of Students Managed 1,606 2,323
District Total Revenue $14 MM $24 MM
District Spending $13 MM $23 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,608 $10,129
District Spending / Student $8,765 $9,906
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Somerset High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pulaski Central High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hopkins Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SomersetHopkins Elementary School
    210 May St
    SomersetKY 42501
    (606)678-8707
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 669 students                      
  • SomersetSomerset High School
    301college St
    SomersetKY 42501
    (606)678-4721
    0.5 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 494 students                      
  • SomersetPulaski County High School
    511 University Dr
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)679-1574
    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1106 students                      
  • SomersetPulaski Central High School
    Alternative School
    500 Chandler St
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)677-9986
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | Gr. 6-12 | n/a students                      
  • SomersetPulaski Elementary School
    107 West University Dr
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)678-4713
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 625 students                      

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