Meridian Elementary School

1035 Northwest 1st Street
Meridian, ID 83642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Meridian Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Meridian Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Meridian Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

Meridian Elementary School's student population of 463 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Meridian Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Meridian Elementary School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#146 out of 676 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
19%
18%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
73%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.430.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoint School District No. 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Meridian Elementary School is Ada Professional-technical Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Meridian Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Meridian Meridian Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,055 student
    0.5 miles
    1507 West 8th Street
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 855-4225
    0.5 6-8 1,055
  • Meridian Ada Professional-technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.6 miles
    1900 West Pine
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 855-4198
    0.6 10-12 n/a
  • Meridian Chief Joseph School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 531 students
    1.0 miles
    1100 East Chateau
    Meridian, ID 83646
    (208) 350-4200
    1 PK-5 531
  • Meridian Meridian High School Math: 31% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,809 student
    1.1 miles
    1900 West Pine Street
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 350-4160
    1.1 9-12 1,809
  • Meridian Crossroads Middle School Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 152 students
    1.2 miles
    650 N Nola
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 855-4275
    1.2 6-8 152

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