Meridian High School

  • Meridian High School serves 247 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Meridian High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Meridian High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Meridian High School's student population of 247 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridian High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridian High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#4062 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
37%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
57%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.540.64
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Meridian Meridian Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 227 students
    1.1 miles
    550 Cr 2515
    Meridian, TX 76665
    (254)435-2731
    1.1 PK-5 227
  • Morgan Morgan School
    Grades: PK-12 | 133 students
    7.2 miles
    1306 Charles St
    Morgan, TX 76671
    (254)635-2311
    7.2 PK-12 133
  • Clifton Clifton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 214 students
    10.2 miles
    1102 Key Ave
    Clifton, TX 76634
    (254)675-1856
    10.2 6-8 214
  • Clifton Clifton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 293 students
    10.3 miles
    1101 N Ave Q
    Clifton, TX 76634
    (254)675-1845
    10.3 9-12 293
  • Walnut Springs Walnut Springs School
    Grades: PK-12 | 177 students
    10.3 miles
    184 Ave A
    Walnut Springs, TX 76690
    (254)797-2133
    10.3 PK-12 177

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