Meridian Academy

  • Meridian Academy serves 163 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Meridian Academy's student population of 163 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students163 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridian Academy's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridian Academy is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#639 out of 656 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
86%
76%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.250.39
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Graduation Rate50-59%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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 | 153 students
    0.5 miles
    650 N Nola
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)855-4275
    0.5 6-8 153
  • Meridian Rebound School Of Opportunity Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 96 students
    0.8 miles
    1450 East Watertower Street S1
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)350-5233
    0.8 6-12 96
  • Meridian Virtual School House
    Grades: PK-8 | 63 students
    1.0 miles
    1303 East Central Drive
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)350-5079
    1.0 PK-8 63
  • Meridian Lewis & Clark Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1127 students
    1.1 miles
    4141 East Pine Street
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)350-4270
    1.1 6-8 1127
  • Meridian Renaissance High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 736 students
    1.1 miles
    1307 East Central Drive
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)350-4380
    1.1 9-12 736

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