1035 Northwest 1st Street
Meridian, ID 83642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Meridian Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Meridian Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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School Overview

Meridian Elementary School's student population of 463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Meridian Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 682 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#205 out of 682 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
34%
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 Idaho by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 463 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in ID
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Top 30%)

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