Cato Meridian Middle School

Cato Meridian Middle School serves 326 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Cato Meridian Middle School operates within the Cato-meridian Central School District.

Overview

The student population of 326 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 326 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade Cato Meridian Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Cato Meridian Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
23%
Black
1%
19%
White
94%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Cato Meridian Middle School Sch Ethnicity Cato Meridian Middle 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.
0.12 0.35
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.
29%
42%
Cato Meridian Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,051 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Cato-meridian Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,051 1,324
District Total Revenue $19 MM $29 MM
Cato-meridian Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $29 MM
Cato-meridian Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,524 $21,692
Cato-meridian Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,135 $21,514
Cato-meridian Central   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cato Meridian Senior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jordan Elbridge Middle School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cato Meridian Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CatoCato Meridian Elementary School
    2851 Nysroute 370
    CatoNY 13033
    (315)626-3320
    0 mi | 411 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • CatoCato Meridian Senior High School
    2851 Nysroute 370
    CatoNY 13033
    (315)626-3317
    0 mi | 314 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • JordanJordan Elbridge Middle School
    9 North Chappell St
    JordanNY 13080
    (315)689-8520
    8.5 mi | 334 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • JordanRamsdell Elementary School
    9 Chappell St
    JordanNY 13080
    (315)689-8530
    8.5 mi | 244 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • WeedsportWeedsport Elementary School
    8954 Jackson St
    WeedsportNY 13166
    (315)834-6685
    8.5 mi | 472 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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