PROFICIENCY 36% 14% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%Meridian CUSD 223
38%Stillman Valley

Meridian Jr High School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Meridian CUSD 223" in Stillman Valley, IL. There are a total of 481 students and 25 teachers at Meridian Jr High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 143 free lunch students and 20 reduced lunch students.

Meridian Jr High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 14% higher than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch143
Reduced lunch20


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Meridian Jr High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Meridian Jr High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 85.3% 83.3% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 0.9% 0.8% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.7% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.6% 11.2% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.9% 3.6% 3.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Stillman Valley High School40%0.5Stillman Valley, IL
Byron Middle School51%4.4Byron, IL
Mary Morgan Elementary School63%4.6Byron, IL
Byron High School 9-1222%4.6Byron, IL
Monroe Center Grade School41%8.9Monroe Center, IL
Oregon High School22%10.6Oregon, IL
Oregon Elementary School22%10.6Oregon, IL

Stillman Valley demographics profile

StatisticStillman ValleyIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)1,98022291
Median age36.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%55%55%
Speak English99%77%79%
Speak Spanish0%13%13%

Education level achieved in Stillman Valley

IndexStillman ValleyIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade91.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school90.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college57.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
Source: The Meridian Jr High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.