Meramec Heights Elementary School

1340 West Outer 21 Rd,

Arnold, MO, 63010-3247

Tel: (636)296-4385
Grades: KG-6

631 students

Meramec Heights Elementary School serves 631 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Meramec Heights Elementary School operates within the Fox C-6 School District.

Overview

The student population of 631 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 631 students
Meramec Heights Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Meramec Heights Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Meramec Heights Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Meramec Heights Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Meramec Heights Elementary School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Meramec Heights Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
2%
18%
Meramec Heights Elementary School Black (1992-2012)
White
91%
73%
Meramec Heights Elementary School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Meramec Heights Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Meramec Heights Elementary 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.
0.17 0.43
Meramec Heights Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
43%
39%
Meramec Heights Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Meramec Heights Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,333 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Fox C-6 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
2
Number of Students Managed 12,333 575
Fox C-6 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $6 MM
Fox C-6 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $110 MM $6 MM
Fox C-6 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,695 $8,810
Fox C-6 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,479 $8,968
Fox C-6 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Seckman Senior High School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ridgewood Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is George Guffey Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Arnold Ridgewood Middle School
    1401 Ridgewood School Rd
    Arnold , MO , 63010
    (636)282-1459
    1.3  mi  |  493  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Fenton George Guffey Elementary School
    400 13th St
    Fenton , MO , 63026
    (636)343-7662
    2  mi  |  636  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Arnold Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lone Dell Elementary School
    2500 Tomahawk Rd
    Arnold , MO , 63010
    (636)282-1470
    2.1  mi  |  559  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Arnold Sherwood Elementary School
    1769 Missouri State Rd
    Arnold , MO , 63010
    (636)296-1413
    2.5  mi  |  551  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • St Louis Hagemann Elementary School
    6401 Hagemann Rd
    St Louis , MO , 63128
    (314)467-5700
    2.6  mi  |  313  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 03, 2011 - Meramec Hieghts is an AWESOME school! We have a band that Mr. Pippin teaches, and everyone in band LOVES IT!! Our school has an archery team that my friends and I have always wanted to be on. One of my friends have been in archery 2 years in a row becuase he loves it so much. We came in 3rd place this year. We have a Garden Club, wich I take part in, where we plant and just have fun doing it! There is a Charecter Council wich I took part in last year and it was a very fun expirience. We went down to the nursery home for St. Patrick's Day and entertained them and everyone seemed to enjoy it. We also have a Track Team and almost EVERYONE wans to get into that. The gym teacher, Mrs Palecek, leads it. Girls on the run is also an activity that many girls enjoy. The anual Science Fair is a very big thing for grades 5-6. I took part in it this year and it was very eventful. Everyone loved doing thier science projects and getting to see what their friends did. Mrs. Kiesker taught us well this year and we all hope we will do just as good if not better next year. Our parent club helps in a lot of occasions. My mom isn't in the parent club, but she helps out when she can. Everyone at Meramec Hieghts loves it there and never want to leave. And that includes me. :) I love learning all kinds of new things every day and getting to see the delight in the teachers' eyes when we kids come to school prepared and confident, ready for any task our teacher puts ahead of us. This is the best school I have ever been to and I wish I could stay forever. But everyone grows up and leaves elementry school, I guess. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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