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For the 2021 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 High School, Clarkdale Elementary School and West Lauderdale Elementary 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 32% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 39% 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).

Top Meridian, MS Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Clarkdale High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7000 Highway 145
    Meridian, MS 39301
    (601) 693-4463

    Grades: 9-12 | 293 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Clarkdale Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7000 Highway 145
    Meridian, MS 39031
    (601) 693-4463

    Grades: K-4 | 383 students
  • Rank: #33.
    West Lauderdale Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10350 Highway 495
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 737-2279

    Grades: K-4 | 709 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Southeast Lauderdale Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2362 A Long Creek Road
    Meridian, MS 39301
    (601) 486-2500

    Grades: K-4 | 508 students
  • Rank: #55.
    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: #66.
    Northeast Lauderdale Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6750 Newell Road
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 485-4882

    Grades: K-4 | 723 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Poplar Springs Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4101 27th Avenue
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 484-4455

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Southeast Lauderdale High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2362 Longcreek Raod
    Meridian, MS 39301
    (601) 483-5501

    Grades: 9-12 | 402 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Northeast Lauderdale High School Math: 39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    702 Briarwood Road
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 679-8523

    Grades: 9-12 | 617 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Southeast Lauderdale Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2535 Old Highway 19 S.e.
    Meridian, MS 39301
    (601) 485-5751

    Grades: 5-8 | 407 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Northeast Lauderdale Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7763 Highway 39 North
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 483-3532

    Grades: 5-8 | 667 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Magnolia Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1350 24th Street
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 484-4064

    Grades: 6-8 | 306 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    West Hills Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4100 32nd Street
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (601) 484-4474

    Grades: PK-5 | 523 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Oakland Heights Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 59th Ave
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (601) 482-3541

    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Northwest Junior High School Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4400 32nd Street
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (601) 484-4099

    Grades: 6-8 | 461 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Crestwood Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    730 Crestwood Dr.
    Meridian, MS 39301
    (601) 482-0395

    Grades: PK-5 | 335 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Meridian High School Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2320 32nd Street
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 485-3848

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,435 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    George Washington Carver Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 44th Avenue
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (601) 484-4484

    Grades: 6-8 | 331 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Parkview Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1225 26th Street
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 484-3616

    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    T J Harris Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3951 12th Street
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (601) 482-1683

    Grades: PK-5 | 609 students
  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Lauderdale County Educational & Skills Alternative School
    915 Hwy 19 North
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (601) 581-3518

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Marion Park Complex Alternative School
    2815 25th St.
    Meridian, MS 39302
    (601) 484-5166

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Ross Collins Vocational Center Vocational School
    2640 24th Ave
    Meridian, MS 39302
    (601) 483-3331

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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