Meachem Elementary School

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 (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
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 more 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 14:1 13:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
8%
Hispanic
7%
23%
Black
49%
19%
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 0.35
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.
59%
42%
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 1,324
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: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SyracuseClary Middle School
    100 Amidon Dr
    SyracuseNY 13205
    (315)435-4411
    0.7 mi | 403 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SyracuseExpeditionary Learning Middle School
    4942 South Salina St
    SyracuseNY 13210
    (315)435-6416
    0.7 mi | 128 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • NedrowRockwell Elementary School
    208 Rockwell Rd
    NedrowNY 13120
    (315)552-5070
    0.8 mi | 258 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • SyracuseVan Duyn Elementary School
    401 Loomis Ave
    SyracuseNY 13207
    (315)435-4660
    1.4 mi | 336 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SyracuseSouthside Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    2200 Onondaga Creek Blvd
    SyracuseNY 13207
    (315)476-3019
    Charter School

    1.8 mi | 678 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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Syracuse, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.17, which is lower than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Syracuse is Frazer K 8 School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.