Meridian High School

  • Meridian High School serves 520 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Meridian High School's student population of 520 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridian High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridian High School is 0.49, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#505 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Meridian High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meridian High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
20%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Meridian High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Meridian High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
68%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Meridian High School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Meridian High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meridian High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.490.41
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Graduation Rate75-79%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Meridian High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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