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 80
10 74
11 74
12 72

Meridian High School is a public high school of the Meridian Community Unit School District 15 located in Macon, IL. It has 300 students in grades 9th through 12th. Meridian High School is the 472nd largest public high school in Illinois and the 14,687th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 300
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,687th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 472nd out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 568th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 520th out of 828

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Meridian High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 151
(50%)
151
(50%)
 Female 149
(50%)
149
(50%)

Meridian High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 291
(97%)
291
(97%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Meridian High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 210
(70%)
210
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(21%)
64
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(9%)
26
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Meridian High School is ranked 531st out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meridian High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.0%) is lower than the state average of 46.4%. 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 335
2006 345
2007 329
2008 329
2009 328
2010 340
2011 339
2012 344
2013 341
2014 312
2015 300

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15
2007 16.4
2008 15.7
2009 15.4
2010 16.7
2011 17
2012 17.2
2013 18.9
2014 15
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13432835820896
2006 0.17971014492754
2007 0.19148936170213
2008 0.209726443769
2009 0.24390243902439
2010 0.25588235294118
2011 0.29793510324484
2012 0.30232558139535
2013 0.35190615835777
2014 0.36538461538462
2015 0.3

Compare Meridian High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.0%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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