1401 Mounds Rd
Mounds, IL 62964
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Meridian Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Meridian Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Meridian Elementary School's student population of 329 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Meridian Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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
#2976 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
Black
53%
17%
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White
36%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 30%)

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