Meridian Elementary School

  • Meridian Elementary School serves 782 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Meridian Elementary School's student population of 782 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students782 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridian Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridian Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#110 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
33%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
42%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Meridian Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Asian
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 CO.
Diversity Score0.360.40
This chart display the diversity score of Meridian Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAdams 12 Five Star s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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