Meridian Elementary School

  • Meridian Elementary School serves 115 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Meridian Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Meridian Elementary School's student population of 115 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students115 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridian Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridian Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#729 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
51%
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 Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
51%
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 Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 1997-98 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
91%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 NE.
Diversity Score0.170.52
This chart display the diversity score of Meridian Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
35%
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 Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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 Nebraska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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