3475 North Meridian Rd
Sanford, MI 48657
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Meridian Junior High School serves 423 students in grades 5-8.
Meridian Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Meridian Junior High School's student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Meridian Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (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 0.08, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1813 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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