Meridian Medical Arts Charter

  • Meridian Medical Arts Charter serves 193 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Meridian Medical Arts Charter placed in the top 1% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.

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Meridian Medical Arts Charter places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

  • Meridian Medical Arts Charter's student population of 193 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students193 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridian Medical Arts Charter is ranked within the top 1% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridian Medical Arts Charter is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#2 out of 676 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
78%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.350.40
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Graduation Rate≥90%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoint School District No. 2 School District

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volley Ball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Honor Society, HOSA, Key Club, Newspaper, Ski Team, Student council, Yearbook
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Every course is integrated with the principals of health care. In every class students will learn how the materials are important to health care providers and how it is applied in the health care field. Students will complete job shadows and internships. They will also become certified in EMT, CNA, Med Office, or Pharmacy Tech.

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
My daughter attends this school and I cannot say enough about it! The teachers and staff are so great to deal with. The students that attend MMACHS are very polite and it is like a family. They are able to get concurrent credits for some of their class through ISU, BSU and NNU. My daughter looks forward to getting her CNA and EMT certification and they also have Pharm Tech option as well. HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) is one of MMACHS clubs. The students can compete in State events and that can take them to Nationals. I believe that if you have a student that is interested in the health care field, you need to check this school out.
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MMACHS is a public charter school that operates independently within the Meridian School District. Grades 9-12, this High School offers a professional-technical approach to prepare students for a career in the Health Sciences. Its current enrollents is approximately 199 students.
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