Meridian Technical Charter High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
3800 North Locust Grove Road
Meridian, ID 83646
  • Meridian Technical Charter High School serves 202 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Meridian Technical Charter High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Meridian Technical Charter High School's student population of 202 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridian Technical Charter High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 671 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridian Technical Charter High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#29 out of 671 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
87%
75%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.240.40
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Graduation Rate≥90%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoint School District No. 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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Academic rigor, technical skills training, and an opportunity to gain numerous life skills; this school has been a tremendous find for my high school son. He loves this school and it's staff. Pros: small class size, caring staff, academic and community oportunities, specialized technical classes. Cons: no art or music, no electives (technical pathway decides coursework), no direct bussing (can be bussed to regular high school and catch bus to MTCHS-just takes longer)
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