Meridian

3900 S Mountain Rd
Mesa, AZ 85212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 708 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Meridian ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 708 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 20% in AZ
  • : 59% (Top 20%)
  • : 58% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Meridian ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Meridian's student population of 708 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
708 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Meridian ranks within the top 20% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Meridian is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#265 out of 1956 schools
(Top 20%)
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59%
35%
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58%
40%
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45-49%
24%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
63%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.53
This chart display the diversity score of Meridian and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Meridian and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Meridian and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meridian's ranking?
Meridian is ranked #265 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
How many students attend Meridian?
708 students attend Meridian.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Meridian students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Meridian?
Meridian has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Meridian offer ?
Meridian offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Meridian part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 708 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 59% (Top 20%)
  • : 58% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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