1050 East Amity Road
Meridian, ID 83642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mary Mcpherson Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mary Mcpherson Elementary School 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Mary Mcpherson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

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School Overview

Mary Mcpherson Elementary School's student population of 478 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary Mcpherson Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 682 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mary Mcpherson Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#91 out of 682 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
83%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 478 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in ID
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Top 50%)

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