Meridian school information

IndexMeridianTexasNational
Average Test Scores77%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools37,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Meridian, TX educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Meridian public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 7% higher than than the Texas average and 56% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Meridian public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.9% have completed high school, 8.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Meridian are 56% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Meridian.
  • 72.2% of people in Meridian have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.9% of people in Meridian have completed high school.
  • 8.3% of people in Meridian have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Meridian

IndexMeridianTexasNational
Completed 8th grade72.2%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school68.9%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.3%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.9%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.3%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Meridian, TX 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.