Meridian Elementary School

72380 560th Ave
Daykin, NE 68338
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Meridian Elementary School serves 112 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 112 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Meridian Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Meridian Elementary School's student population of 112 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Meridian Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Meridian Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#498 out of 902 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
21%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
95%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meridian Elementary School's ranking?
Meridian Elementary School is ranked #498 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Meridian Elementary School?
112 students attend Meridian Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Meridian Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Meridian Elementary School?
Meridian Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Meridian Elementary School offer ?
Meridian Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Meridian Elementary School part of?
Meridian Elementary School is part of Meridian Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 112 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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