Meridian High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
Po Box 380
Macon, IL 62544
Phone
(217) 764-5233
District
MERIDIAN CUSD 15
County
MACON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
269
Classroom Teachers
21

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

5

(10 is best)

Better than 42.4% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Meridian High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 22 33
Proficiency in Reading 25 34
Proficiency in Math 19 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.12
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.50
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 67 24.9%
Grade 10 71 26.4%
Grade 11 67 24.9%
Grade 12 64 23.8%
Total 269 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 97.4% 97.5% 50.5%
Black 0.4% 0.6% 17.6%
Hispanic 2.3% 1.6% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.1% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.2% 36.2% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.0% 29.0% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.2% 7.3% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 6,497 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 60.0 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.7% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.8% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.0% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 17.7% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,565 4,795,514
Single Parent Households With Children 9.8% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.0% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.5% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.1% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.3% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 17.3% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.6% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.8% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.9% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 5.9% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,268 $6,399,628 22.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $215 $219,515 0.8%
Staff $115 $117,415 0.4%
General Administration $528 $539,088 1.9%
School Administration $552 $563,592 2.0%
Operation $904 $922,984 3.2%
Transportation $568 $579,928 2.0%
Other $461 $470,681 1.6%
Total Support $3,344 $3,414,224 11.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $18,600 $18,990,600 65.9%
Total Expenditures $28,213 $28,805,473 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%