Meridian Elementary School

1035 Northwest 1st Street
Meridian, ID 83642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Meridian Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Bottom 50% in ID
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Meridian Elementary School's student population of 444 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
444 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Meridian Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 709 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Meridian Elementary School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (ID)
#405 out of 709 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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40%
42%
This chart displays 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 Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50%
55%
This chart displays 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 Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Meridian Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
23%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
68%
74%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Meridian Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meridian Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Idaho.
0.49
This chart displays the diversity score of Meridian Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
20%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
This chart displays 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 Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meridian Elementary School's ranking?
Meridian Elementary School is ranked #405 out of 709 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Idaho.
What schools are Meridian Elementary School often compared to?
Meridian Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Peregrine Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% ID state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% ID state average).
How many students attend Meridian Elementary School?
444 students attend Meridian Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Meridian Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Meridian Elementary School?
Meridian Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Meridian Elementary School offer ?
Meridian Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Meridian Elementary School part of?
Meridian Elementary School is part of Joint School District No. 2.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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