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
Cato Meridian Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Cato Meridian Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 1.03. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
Cato Meridian Middle School Asian (1996-2012)
Hispanic
1%
23%
Cato Meridian Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
1%
19%
Cato Meridian Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
94%
48%
Cato Meridian Middle School White (1989-2012)
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 1.03
Cato Meridian Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
29%
42%
Cato Meridian Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Cato Meridian Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

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 1,201
Cato-meridian Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $19 MM n/a
Cato-meridian Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM n/a
Cato-meridian Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,524 $0
Cato-meridian Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,135 $0
Cato-meridian Central   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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