Meridian Middle School

728 S Wall St
Macon, IL 62544
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Meridian Middle School serves 253 students in grades 6-8.
Meridian Middle 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 50%) 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 36% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Meridian Middle School's student population of 253 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Rankings

Meridian Middle 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 Middle School is 0.06, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1760 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)
36%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
97%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian CUSD 15 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Meridian Middle School is Meridian High School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Garfield Montessori School (12.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meridian Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Blue Mound Meridian Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
    0.2 miles
    Po Box 350
    Blue Mound, IL 62513
    (217) 692-2535
    0.2 PK-5 522
  • Stonington Stonington Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 87 students
    5.0 miles
    500 E North
    Stonington, IL 62567
    (217) 325-3216
    5 PK-3 87
  • Macon Meridian High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 263 students
    6.6 miles
    Po Box 380
    Macon, IL 62544
    (217) 764-5233
    6.6 9-12 263
  • Moweaqua Central A & M High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 218 students
    7.1 miles
    229 E Pine St
    Moweaqua, IL 62550
    (217) 768-3866
    7.1 9-12 218
  • Moweaqua Gregory Intermediate Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 142 students
    7.1 miles
    221 E Pine St
    Moweaqua, IL 62550
    (217) 768-3860
    7.1 3-5 142

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