Meridian High School

Po Box 380
Macon, IL 62544
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Meridian High School serves 263 students in grades 9-12.
Meridian High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Meridian High School's student population of 263 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Meridian High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Meridian High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2443 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
96%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian CUSD 15 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Meridian High School is Central A & M High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Meridian Middle School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gregory Intermediate (5.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Moweaqua Central A & M High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 218 students
    5.1 miles
    229 E Pine St
    Moweaqua, IL 62550
    (217) 768-3866
    5.1 9-12 218
  • Moweaqua Gregory Intermediate Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 142 students
    5.1 miles
    221 E Pine St
    Moweaqua, IL 62550
    (217) 768-3860
    5.1 3-5 142
  • Blue Mound Meridian Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
    6.6 miles
    Po Box 350
    Blue Mound, IL 62513
    (217) 692-2535
    6.6 PK-5 522
  • Macon Meridian Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 253 students
    6.6 miles
    728 S Wall St
    Macon, IL 62544
    (217) 764-3367
    6.6 6-8 253
  • Mt Zion Mcgaughey Elementary School
    Grades: K-1 | 335 students
    7.5 miles
    1320 W Main St
    Mt Zion, IL 62549
    (217) 864-2711
    7.5 K-1 335

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