Meridian Pcs serves 621 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Meridian Pcs placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).
- School Type: Charter School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 621 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 95%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in DC
- Math Proficiency: 19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 20% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education
Meridian Pcs's student population of 621 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Meridian Pcs is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Meridian Pcs is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#143 out of 212 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Meridian Pcs's ranking?
Meridian Pcs is ranked #143 out of 212 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in District Of Columbia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% DC state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% DC state average).
How many students attend Meridian Pcs?
621 students attend Meridian Pcs.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Meridian Pcs students are Black, 26% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Meridian Pcs?
Meridian Pcs has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 11:1.
What grades does Meridian Pcs offer ?
Meridian Pcs offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Meridian Pcs part of?
Meridian Pcs is part of Meridian PCS School District.
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