PROFICIENCY 59% 64% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
54%Gilbert Unified District

Meridian is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Gilbert Unified District" in Gilbert, AZ. There are a total of 982 students and 50 teachers at Meridian, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 0 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Meridian has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 58.5%, which is 64% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch0
Reduced lunch0


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, 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 race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 70.4% 69.0% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 3.3% 3.8% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 3.0% 4.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 19.7% 19.5% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 0.9% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.1% 2.1% 2.2% 3.1%

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Gilbert demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,4095791
Median age36.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%53%55%
Speak English79%73%79%
Speak Spanish17%20%13%

Education level achieved in Gilbert

Completed 8th grade85.0%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college61.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Meridian data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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