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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 12 public schools in Meriden School District, serving 7,459 students.
  • Public school in Meriden School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
  • The top ranked public schools in Meriden School District are Thomas Hooker School, Israel Putnam School and Nathan Hale School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut public school average of 12:1.

Overview

School District NameMeriden School District
School District Websitehttp://www.meriden.k12.ct.us/
School District Phone Number(203)630-4171
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
# of Schools12 Schools1,031 Schools
# of Students7,459 Students519,710 Students
# of Teachers604 Teachers42,535 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1

District Comparison

  • Meriden School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Meriden   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meriden   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Meriden   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.610.64
# of American Indian Students8 Students1,370 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students164 Students27,001 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# of Hispanic Students4,024 Students127,615 Students
% Hispanic Students
54%
25%
# of Black Students783 Students65,686 Students
% Black Students
10%
13%
# of White Students2,211 Students280,407 Students
% White Students
30%
54%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student640 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students268 Students16,991 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:3114,219
# of Students in Kindergarten:59935,941
# of Students in 1st Grade:64236,485
# of Students in 2nd Grade:61936,471
# of Students in 3rd Grade:68337,688
# of Students in 4th Grade:70138,546
# of Students in 5th Grade:69939,829
# of Students in 6th Grade:47939,247
# of Students in 7th Grade:48739,751
# of Students in 8th Grade:47039,847
# of Students in 9th Grade:55042,608
# of Students in 10th Grade:53140,348
# of Students in 11th Grade:47039,804
# of Students in 12th Grade:49838,926
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $16,303 in this school district is less than the state average of $21,667. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $16,086 is less than the state average of $18,999. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
Total Revenue$133 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Meriden   School District and average revenue for each school distric in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$132 MM$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Meriden   School District and average spending for each school distric in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,303$21,667
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Meriden   School District and average revenue per public school student in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$16,086$18,999
This chart display average spending per public school student in Meriden   School District and average spending per public school student in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Meriden School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Benjamin Franklin School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    426 West Main St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)235-7997

    Grades: PK-5 | 359 students
  • Casimir Pulaski School Math: 38% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 Clearview Ave.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)238-1273

    Grades: 1-5 | 519 students
  • Francis T. Maloney High School Math: 15% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    121 Gravel St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)238-2334

    Grades: 9-12 | 1134 students
  • Hanover School Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    208 Main St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)235-6359

    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
  • Israel Putnam School Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    133 Parker Ave.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)237-8493

    Grades: PK-5 | 525 students
  • John Barry School Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    124 Columbia St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)237-8831

    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
  • Lincoln Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    164 Centennial Ave.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)238-2381

    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
  • Nathan Hale School Math: 35% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    277 Atkins St. Ext.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)237-7486

    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
  • Orville H. Platt High School Math: 17% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    220 Coe Ave.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)235-7963

    Grades: 9-12 | 915 students
  • Roger Sherman School Math: 22% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    64 North Pearl St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)238-1286

    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
  • Thomas Hooker School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    70 Overlook Rd.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)237-8839

    Grades: PK-5 | 418 students
  • Washington Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1225 North Broad St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)235-6606

    Grades: 6-8 | 746 students
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