Paramount Elementary School

550 West Producer Drive
Meridian, ID 83646
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 497 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Paramount Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 54%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 5% in ID
  • : 81% (Top 1%)
  • : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Paramount Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

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School Overview

Paramount Elementary School's student population of 497 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Paramount Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 707 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Paramount Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
#10 out of 707 schools
(Top 5%)
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81%
40%
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77%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
85%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
3%
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0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
20%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paramount Elementary School's ranking?
Paramount Elementary School is ranked #10 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Idaho.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
81% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% ID state average), while 77% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% ID state average).
How many students attend Paramount Elementary School?
497 students attend Paramount Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Paramount Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paramount Elementary School?
Paramount Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Paramount Elementary School offer ?
Paramount Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Paramount Elementary School part of?
Paramount Elementary School is part of Joint School District No. 2.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 81% (Top 1%)
  • : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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