Meridian Junior High School

207 W Main St
Stillman Valley, IL 61084
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Meridian Junior High School serves 401 students in grades 6-8.
Meridian Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Meridian Junior High School's student population of 401 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Meridian Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Meridian Junior High School is 0.33, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1368 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
81%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Btm 50%)

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