Meridian Elementary School

14256 Mckay Park Circle
Broomfield, CO 80020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Meridian Elementary School serves 549 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Meridian Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Meridian Elementary School's student population of 549 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
549 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Meridian Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Meridian Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#117 out of 1734 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
35%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
65%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meridian Elementary School's ranking?
Meridian Elementary School is ranked #117 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Meridian Elementary School often compared to?
Meridian Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Prospect Ridge Academy, Coyote Ridge Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Meridian Elementary School?
549 students attend Meridian Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Meridian Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Meridian Elementary School?
Meridian Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Meridian Elementary School offer ?
Meridian Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Meridian Elementary School part of?
Meridian Elementary School is part of Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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