Gem Prep: Meridian

2750 Gala Street
Deary, ID 83823
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Gem Prep: Meridian serves 494 students in grades Kindergarten-11.
Gem Prep: Meridian placed in the top 20% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-11
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in ID
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gem Prep: Meridian ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Gem Prep: Meridian's student population of 494 students has grown by 87% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-11
Total Students
494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Gem Prep: Meridian is ranked within the top 20% of all 707 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gem Prep: Meridian is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#77 out of 707 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
76%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
20%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gem Prep: Meridian's ranking?
Gem Prep: Meridian is ranked #77 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho.
What schools are Gem Prep: Meridian often compared to?
Gem Prep: Meridianis often viewed alongside schools like Compass Public Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% ID state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% ID state average).
How many students attend Gem Prep: Meridian?
494 students attend Gem Prep: Meridian.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Gem Prep: Meridian students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gem Prep: Meridian?
Gem Prep: Meridian has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Gem Prep: Meridian offer ?
Gem Prep: Meridian offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-11
What school district is Gem Prep: Meridian part of?
Gem Prep: Meridian is part of Gem Prep: Meridian LLC School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-11
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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