Meridian High School

72380 560th Ave
Daykin, NE 68338
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Meridian High School serves 119 students in grades 7-12.
Meridian High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Meridian High School's student population of 119 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Meridian High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Meridian High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#400 out of 913 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
17%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
80%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.330.52
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Meridian High School is Bruning-davenport High School (12.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fairbury Junior Senior High School (15.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meridian Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Daykin Meridian Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 115 students
    0.0 miles
    72380 560th Ave
    Daykin, NE 68338
    (402) 446-7265
    0 PK-6 115
  • Bruning Bruning-davenport Elem/bruning
    Grades: PK-1 | 57 students
    12.3 miles
    340 Carroll St
    Bruning, NE 68322
    (402) 353-4685
    12.3 PK-1 57
  • Bruning Bruning-davenport High School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 46 students
    12.3 miles
    340 Carroll St
    Bruning, NE 68322
    (402) 353-4685
    12.3 9-12 46
  • Milligan Exeter-milligan Elem-milligan Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 49 students
    13.2 miles
    502 9th St
    Milligan, NE 68406
    (402) 629-4265
    13.2 3-6 49
  • Fairbury Central Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 304 students
    14.8 miles
    808 F St
    Fairbury, NE 68352
    (402) 729-2418
    14.8 PK-2 304

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