Meridian Middle School

  • Meridian Middle School serves 613 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Meridian Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Meridian Middle School's student population of 613 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students613 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridian Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Meridian Middle School is 0.79, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank#1195 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
28%
8%
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Hispanic
26%
23%
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Black
12%
4%
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White
23%
54%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meridian Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.790.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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