Meriden School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 8 public preschools managed by Meriden School District serving 3,675 students in Meriden, Connecticut.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut state average of 44%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the state average of 13:1.

Meriden School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Meriden Benjamin Franklin School
    426 West Main St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)235-7997

    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
  • Meriden Hanover School
    208 Main St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)235-6359

    Grades: PK-5 | 616 students
  • Meriden Israel Putnam School
    133 Parker Ave.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)237-8493

    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
  • Meriden John Barry School
    124 Columbia St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)237-8831

    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
  • Meriden Nathan Hale School
    277 Atkins St. Ext.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)237-7486

    Grades: PK-5 | 630 students
  • Meriden Roger Sherman School
    64 North Pearl St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)238-1286

    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
  • Meriden Stars-meriden School District
    208 Main Street
    Meriden, CT 06451
    (203)630-4177

    Grades: PK-5 | 39 students
  • Meriden Thomas Hooker School
    70 Overlook Rd.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203)237-8839

    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students

Overview

School District NameMeriden School District
# of Schools17
# of Students7,927
# of Teachers606
Student : Teacher Ratio13
# of Male Students3,973
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students3,954
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.63
# of American Indian Students59
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students320
% Asian Students
4%
# of Hispanic Students4,109
% Hispanic Students
52%
# of Black Students707
% Black Students
9%
# of White Students2,509
% White Students
31%
# of Hawaiian Students24
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students199
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:109
# of Students in Kindergarten:633
# of Students in 1st Grade:726
# of Students in 2nd Grade:719
# of Students in 3rd Grade:725
# of Students in 4th Grade:675
# of Students in 5th Grade:664
# of Students in 6th Grade:467
# of Students in 7th Grade:479
# of Students in 8th Grade:487
# of Students in 9th Grade:677
# of Students in 10th Grade:597
# of Students in 11th Grade:526
# of Students in 12th Grade:443
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Meriden School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 195 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 70% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
44%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
58%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
70%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Meriden School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $16,303 in this school district is less than the state average of $20,313. 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 $19,375. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
Total Revenue$133 MM$31 MM
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Spending$132 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Meriden School District and average spending for each school distric in CT by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,303$20,313
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 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$16,086$19,375
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 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Meriden School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.63, which is higher than the Connecticut average of 0.42. The most diverse school in the district is Benjamin Franklin School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.