Top 10 Best Meridian Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 10,515 students in Meridian, MS. Meridian has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Meridian, MS are Clarkdale Elementary School, West Lauderdale Elementary School and Clarkdale High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Meridian, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Meridian have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Best Meridian, MS Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clarkdale Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7000 Highway 145
Meridian, MS 39031
(601) 693-4463
Grades: K-4
| 383 students
Rank: #22.
West Lauderdale Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10350 Highway 495
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 737-2279
Grades: K-4
| 709 students
Rank: #33.
Clarkdale High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7000 Highway 145
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 693-4463
Grades: 9-12
| 293 students
Rank: #44.
Poplar Springs Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4101 27th Avenue
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 484-4455
Grades: PK-5
| 473 students
Rank: #55.
Southeast Lauderdale Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2362 A Long Creek Road
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 486-2500
Grades: K-4
| 508 students
Rank: #66.
Clarkdale Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7000 Highway 145
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 693-4463
Grades: 5-8
| 362 students
Rank: #77.
Northeast Lauderdale Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6750 Newell Road
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 485-4882
Grades: K-4
| 723 students
Rank: #88.
Southeast Lauderdale Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2535 Old Highway 19 S.e.
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 485-5751
Grades: 5-8
| 407 students
Rank: #99.
Southeast Lauderdale High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2362 Longcreek Raod
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 483-5501
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #1010.
Northeast Lauderdale Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7763 Highway 39 North
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 483-3532
Grades: 5-8
| 667 students
Rank: #1111.
Magnolia Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 24th Street
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 484-4064
Grades: 6-8
| 306 students
Rank: #1212.
Northeast Lauderdale High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
702 Briarwood Road
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 679-8523
Grades: 9-12
| 617 students
Rank: #1313.
West Hills Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4100 32nd Street
Meridian, MS 39307
(601) 484-4474
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #1414.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1225 26th Street
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 484-3616
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #1515.
Oakland Heights Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
601 59th Ave
Meridian, MS 39307
(601) 482-3541
Grades: PK-5
| 485 students
Rank: #1616.
Northwest Junior High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4400 32nd Street
Meridian, MS 39307
(601) 484-4099
Grades: 6-8
| 461 students
Rank: #1717.
Crestwood Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
730 Crestwood Dr.
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 482-0395
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students
Rank: #1818.
Meridian High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2320 32nd Street
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 485-3848
Grades: 9-12
| 1,435 students
Rank: #1919.
T J Harris Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3951 12th Street
Meridian, MS 39307
(601) 482-1683
Grades: PK-5
| 609 students
Rank: #2020.
George Washington Carver Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
900 44th Avenue
Meridian, MS 39307
(601) 484-4484
Grades: 6-8
| 331 students
Lauderdale County Educational & Skills
Alternative School
915 Hwy 19 North
Meridian, MS 39307
(601) 581-3518
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Marion Park Complex
Alternative School
2815 25th St.
Meridian, MS 39302
(601) 484-5166
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Ross Collins Vocational Center
Vocational School
2640 24th Ave
Meridian, MS 39302
(601) 483-3331
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Meridian, Mississippi

Meridian, Mississippi Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2814 Davis St
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 484-4073
Grades: 8-9
| n/a students
1401 College Drive
Meridian, MS 39304
(601) 581-8087
Grades: 6-11
| 10 students
3930 14th Street
Meridian, MS 39307
(601) 484-4463
Grades: PK-3
| 457 students
1516 12th Ave
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 484-4475
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students

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