Meridian Elementary School serves 525 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 525 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 46%
- Math Proficiency: 21% (Top 1% in CA)
- Reading Proficiency: 31% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Meridian Elementary School's student population of 525 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Meridian Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Meridian Elementary School?
525 students attend Meridian Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Meridian Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Meridian Elementary School?
Meridian Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Meridian Elementary School offer ?
Meridian Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Meridian Elementary School part of?
Meridian Elementary School is part of Cajon Valley Union School District.
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June 13, 2024 (Thursday)
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