Meridian Pcs

  • Meridian Pcs serves 636 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Meridian Pcs's student population of 636 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students636 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Meridian Pcs
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Meridian Pcs by grade.

School Comparison

  • Meridian Pcs is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 208 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Meridian Pcs is 0.50, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank#110 out of 208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meridian Pcs and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
30%
16%
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Black
64%
69%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Meridian Pcs and the percentage of Black public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
11%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meridian Pcs. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.500.50
This chart display the diversity score of Meridian Pcs and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Meridian Pcs and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
57%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Meridian Pcs and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian PCS School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Meridian Pcs is Cardozo Ec (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Washington Cardozo Ec
    Grades: 6-12 | 788 students
    0.2 miles
    1200 Clifton St Nw
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202) 673-7385
    0.2 6-12 788
  • Washington Creative Minds International Pcs Charter School
    Grades: PK-7 | 441 students
    0.2 miles
    3700 North Capitol St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202) 588-0370
    0.2 PK-7 441
  • Washington Basis Dc Pcs Charter School
    Grades: 5-12 | 598 students
    0.3 miles
    410 8th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20004
    (202) 393-5437
    0.3 5-12 598
  • Washington Garrison Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
    0.4 miles
    1200 S St Nw
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202) 673-7263
    0.4 PK-5 250
  • Washington Benjamin Banneker High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 482 students
    0.5 miles
    800 Euclid St Nw
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202) 671-6320
    0.5 9-12 482

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