Meridian Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
Po Box 198
Macon, IL 62544
Phone
(217) 764-3367
District
MERIDIAN CUSD 15
County
MACON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
252
Classroom Teachers
16

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

4

(10 is best)

Better than 38.0% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 17 30
Proficiency in Reading 22 33
Proficiency in Math 12 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 27 34
Proficiency in Reading 37 39
Proficiency in Math 17 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 32
Proficiency in Reading 32 35
Proficiency in Math 32.0 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.47
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.94
AVG FOR STATE 14.90
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 88 34.9%
Grade 7 85 33.7%
Grade 8 79 31.3%
Total 252 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.8% 96.5% 49.7%
Black 2.4% 1.4% 17.3%
Hispanic 2.0% 1.3% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.2% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.5% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.1% 35.2% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.1% 32.8% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.0% 2.4% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 6,329 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 58.5 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.0% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.8% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.1% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.3% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 18.8% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,459 4,830,038
Single Parent Households With Children 8.5% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.1% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 17.5% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.8% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.5% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.8% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.8% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.9% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.3% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 5.0% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,398 $7,331,418 48.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $292 $289,372 1.9%
Staff $138 $136,758 0.9%
General Administration $576 $570,816 3.8%
School Administration $643 $637,213 4.2%
Operation $969 $960,279 6.4%
Transportation $657 $651,087 4.3%
Other $349 $345,859 2.3%
Total Support $3,624 $3,591,384 23.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,159 $4,121,569 27.4%
Total Expenditures $15,181 $15,044,371 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%