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Meridian High School

228 students in grades 7 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Meridian High School is a rural school with 228 students. Students perform at the state average in passing TAKS scores. Fewer than half of students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

Teachers have more experience than the state average and are paid about the same as the state average.

The school spends $5,941 per student for academic programs and $8,596 per student for all school functions.

Meridian High School is located in Congressional District 25, State Board of Education District 14 represented by Sue Melton, Texas House District 58 represented by DeWayne Burns and Texas Senate District 22 represented by Brian Birdwell.


Percent of student body by ethnicity

Percent of student body by academic risk factor

Student enrollment by grade level (percent of students/number of students)

Average number of students per class


Rate of students who dropped out

Rate of students who completed school

Number of days students were present divided by number of days students were enrolled

Percent of graduating students completing the requirements of a given graduation plan

College Readiness

Percent of graduating students who take advanced courses

Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

Percent of graduating students who meet college-ready criteria on TAKS, SAT or ACT

Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity


Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

Percent of staff by role


Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Meridian High School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

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