Meridian Elementary School

  • Meridian Elementary School serves 507 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Meridian Elementary School's student population of 507 students has grown by 94% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 114% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Meridian Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Meridian Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridian Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2114 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Meridian Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
98%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meridian Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.040.68
This chart display the diversity score of Meridian Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian CUSD 15 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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