Meridian school information

Average Test Scores49%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:117:116:1
Total public schools2044679,221
Total private schools28324,874
Total post-secondary schools1347,963
The Meridian, ID educational system consists of 20 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Meridian public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 15% higher than than the Idaho average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Meridian public schools is 19:1, compared to 17:1 in Idaho and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.4% have completed high school, 33.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Meridian are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Meridian.
  • 89.8% of people in Meridian have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.4% of people in Meridian have completed high school.
  • 33.4% of people in Meridian have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Meridian

Completed 8th grade89.8%85.7%84.3%
Completed high school89.4%84.8%83.0%
Completed some college70.8%62.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.8%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.4%26.2%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%8.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Meridian (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Garden City, ID11,42369%40%
Eagle, ID22,71159%21%
Boise, ID218,67750%2%
Star, ID7,25541%17%
Kuna, ID17,01541%17%
Meridian, ID88,24749%0%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newton, MA88,31781%64%
Waukegan, IL88,15915%69%
Edmond, OK88,34286%74%
San Tan Valley, AZ88,50734%32%
Toms River, NJ88,53743%12%
Meridian, ID88,24749%0%
Source: The Meridian, ID education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.