Meridian Elementary School
Meridian Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
- Category Attribute
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 5%)
Meridian Elementary School's student population of 329 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||329 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||22 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
Meridian Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Meridian Elementary School is 0.58, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (IL)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#3436 out of 3672 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||15:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Meridian CUSD 101 School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to Meridian Elementary School is Meridian High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cairo Jr/sr High School (7.9 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Mounds Meridian High School Grades: 9-12 | 125 students
1401 Mounds Rd
Mounds, IL 62964
(618) 342-6778 0.4 9-12 125
- Cairo Cairo Jr/sr High School Grades: 6-12 | 170 students
4201 Sycamore St
Cairo, IL 62914
(618) 734-4102 7.9 6-12 170
- Cairo Cairo Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 213 students
3101 Elm St
Cairo, IL 62914
(618) 734-1027 8.4 PK-5 213
- Murphysboro Five County Regional Alternative Grades: Inquire with school
1001 Walnut Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 687-7290 8.9 Inquire with school n/a
- Metropolis Starquest Academy Rssp South Grades: 8-12 | 3 students
1102 W 10th St
Metropolis, IL 62960
(618) 342-6778 10.0 8-12 3
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