Meridian High School



Meridian High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meridian High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 439
10 373
11 364
12 360

Meridian High School is a public high school of the Joint School District No. 2 located in Meridian, ID. It has 1,536 students in grades 9th through 12th. Meridian High School is the 11th largest public high school in Idaho and the 3,198th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,536
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,198th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 11th out of 245
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 181st out of 242
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 6th out of 242

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Meridian High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 832
(54%)
6,121
(52%)
 Female 704
(46%)
5,660
(48%)

Meridian High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,220
(79%)
9,727
(83%)
 Hispanic 215
(14%)
1,094
(9%)
 Two or More 50
(3%)
417
(4%)
 Asian 18
(1%)
258
(2%)
 Black 18
(1%)
176
(1%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
63
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
46
(0%)

Meridian High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,145
(75%)
9,676
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 337
(22%)
1,781
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(4%)
324
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Meridian High School is ranked 32nd out of 232 ranked schools in Idaho, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meridian High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.5%) is lower than the state average of 41.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Meridian High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1881
2006 2087
2007 2255
2008 1693
2009 1439
2010 1455
2011 1388
2012 1469
2013 1507
2014 1510
2015 1536

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 20.8
2007 22.3
2008 18.7
2009 17.8
2010 17.3
2011 19.1
2012 20
2013 19.4
2014 19
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17597022860181
2006 0.16770483948251
2007 0.18359201773836
2008 0.2309509746013
2009 0.2821403752606
2010 0.3553264604811
2011 0.43011527377522
2012 0.41320626276378
2013 0.3828798938288
2014 0.35827814569536
2015 0.25455729166667

Compare Meridian High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,720.1% 17.2:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.5%
 
State Average 41.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Meridian High School
Meridian, ID
Public 09 - 12 1,536 19:1  
Cole Valley Christian Schools
Meridian, ID
Private PK - 12 835 15:1 2 miles
Compass Public Charter School Junior/Senior High School
Meridian, ID
Public 07 - 12 298 16.3:1 2 miles
Rocky Mountain High School
Meridian, ID
Public 09 - 12 2,307 23:1 3 miles
Pathways Middle School
Meridian, ID
Public 07 - 08 131 9.2:1 3 miles
Meridian Technical Charter High School
Meridian, ID
Public 09 - 12 199 14.5:1 3 miles
Meridian Medical Arts Charter
Meridian, ID
Public 09 - 12 194 12.9:1 3 miles
Renaissance High School
Meridian, ID
Public 09 - 12 751 17.2:1 3 miles
Crossroads Middle School
Meridian, ID
Public 07 - 08 136 9.3:1 3 miles
Meridian Academy
Meridian, ID
Public 09 - 12 148 10.2:1 3 miles
The Ambrose School
Meridian, ID
Private KG - 12 527 14:1 4 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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