Meridian Middle School

  • Meridian Middle School serves 476 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Meridian Middle School's student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridian Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridian Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#106 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
38%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
53%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.580.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAptakisic-Tripp CCSD 102 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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