Meridian School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 886 students in Meridian School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Michigan.
Public Elementary Schools in Meridian School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Michigan public elementary school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Meridian School District are Meridian Junior High School and Meridian Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public elementary school average of 35% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Meridian School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Meridian School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
2 Schools
2,572 Schools
# Students
886 Students
1,000,975 Students
# Teachers
52 Teachers
57,174 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Meridian School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 826 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 45-49% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#446 out of 872 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Meridian   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Meridian   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meridian   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Meridian   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.09
0.54
# American Indian Students
1 Student
7,580 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
33,371 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
14 Students
81,103 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
8 Students
182,987 Students
% Black Students
1%
18%
# White Students
844 Students
651,609 Students
% White Students
95%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
841 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
17 Students
43,115 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
112
113,168
# Students in 1st Grade:
80
105,733
# Students in 2nd Grade:
81
103,840
# Students in 3rd Grade:
105
105,342
# Students in 4th Grade:
85
107,929
# Students in 5th Grade:
120
112,229
# Students in 6th Grade:
106
112,241
# Students in 7th Grade:
89
93,196
# Students in 8th Grade:
108
92,263
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
13,509
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
13,372
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
12,611
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
13,396
# Ungraded Students:
-
2,146

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,089 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,210. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,559 is less than the state median of $13,245. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$16 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Meridian   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$15 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Meridian   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,089
$13,210
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Meridian   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,559
$13,245
This chart display average spending per public school student in Meridian   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Meridian School District Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Meridian Junior High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3475 North Meridian Rd
Sanford, MI 48657
(989) 687-3360
Grades: 5-8
| 423 students
Rank: #22.
Meridian Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3353 North Meridian Rd
Sanford, MI 48657
(989) 687-3500
Grades: PK-4
| 463 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 886 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.09

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