Meachem Elementary School

171 Spaulding Ave,

Syracuse, NY, 13205-3218

Tel: (315)435-4610
Grades: KG-5

399 students

Meachem Elementary School serves 399 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Meachem Elementary School operates within the Syracuse City School District.

Overview

The student population of 399 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 399 students
Meachem Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Meachem Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Meachem Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Meachem Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Meachem Elementary School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
1%
8%
Meachem Elementary School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
7%
23%
Meachem Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
49%
19%
Meachem Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
25%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Meachem Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Meachem 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.
0.67 0.68
Meachem Elementary 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.
59%
42%
Meachem Elementary 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.
12%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,599 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Syracuse City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
3
Number of Students Managed 23,599 1,136
Syracuse City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $411 MM $29 MM
Syracuse City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $400 MM $29 MM
Syracuse City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,657 $21,692
Syracuse City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $19,096 $21,514
Syracuse City   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 Corcoran High School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Clary Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rockwell Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Syracuse Clary Middle School
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    Syracuse , NY , 13205
    (315)435-4411
    0.7  mi  |  403  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Syracuse Expeditionary Learning Middle School
    4942 South Salina St
    Syracuse , NY , 13210
    (315)435-6416
    0.7  mi  |  128  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Nedrow Rockwell Elementary School
    208 Rockwell Rd
    Nedrow , NY , 13120
    (315)552-5070
    0.8  mi  |  258  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Syracuse Van Duyn Elementary School
    401 Loomis Ave
    Syracuse , NY , 13207
    (315)435-4660
    1.4  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Syracuse Southside Academy Charter School
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    2200 Onondaga Creek Blvd
    Syracuse , NY , 13207
    (315)476-3019
    Charter School
    1.8  mi  |  678  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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