Meridian Academy

  • Meridian Academy serves 167 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Meridian Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25%.

Top Placements

Meridian Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

  • Meridian Academy's student population of 167 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students167 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridian Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridian Academy is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#667 out of 676 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
11%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
84%
75%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.280.40
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Graduation Rate60-69%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoint School District No. 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Meridian Crossroads Middle School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8 | 152 students
    0.5 miles
    650 N Nola
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)855-4275
    0.5 6-8 152
  • Meridian Rebound School Of Opportunity Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 128 students
    0.8 miles
    1450 East Watertower Street S1
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)350-5233
    0.8 6-12 128
  • Meridian Lewis & Clark Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,110 student
    1.1 miles
    4141 East Pine Street
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)350-4270
    1.1 6-8 1,110
  • Meridian Renaissance High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 735 students
    1.1 miles
    1307 East Central Drive
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)350-4380
    1.1 9-12 735
  • Meridian Idaho Technical Career Academy Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 102 students
    1.4 miles
    1965 S. Eagle Road Suite 150,
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)917-2420
    1.4 9-12 102

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