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Meridian Community Unit School District 15


Meridian Community Unit School District 15 is located close to the center of Illinois. Meridian Community Unit School District 15 has 137.05 square miles of land area and 0.06 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Meridian Community Unit School District 15 population is 6,569. Meridian Community Unit School District 15 median household income is $58,139 in 2010-2014. Meridian Community Unit School District 15 median house value is $96,600 in 2010-2014. On average, Meridian Community Unit School District 15 is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (276 out of 476, bottom 42%)
Elementary/Middle School: (310 out of 757, top 41%)*
Rank: #447
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:4
Population6,569 (2010-2014), rank #472
Population Growth5.97% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:47.91/sq mi, rank #586
Median Household Income:$58,139 at 2010-2014—0.59% increase since 2005-2009, rank #372
Median House Price:$96,600 at 2010-2014—2.66% increase since 2005-2009, rank #597
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:137.05 sq mi, rank #157
Water Area:0.06 sq mi (0.05%), rank #616
County:Macon County, Christian County
City:Macon, Decatur, Elwin, Moweaqua, Blue Mound, Dalton City, Boody, Mount Auburn
Zip:62544, 62522, 62521, 62532, 62550, 62513, 61925, 62514, 62547
Area:Decatur, IL;Taylorville, IL
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Meridian Community Unit School District 15 Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

728 South Wall St
Macon IL, 62544, Macon County
Phone: 217-764-5269

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:1,0971,1091,1261,0631,0741,0771,070
English Language Learner Students:0000001
Total Teachers:63.00NA63.5762.1263.8066.3065.80
Total Other Staff:31.0023.528.006.757.006.006.00
Instructional Aides:NA3.00NANANANANA
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NANA0.000.000.00NA0.00
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:1.00NA1.000.661.001.001.00
Library/Media Support:1.000.00NANANANANA
District Administrators:1.00NA1.
District Administrative Support:NA1.01NANANANA0.00
School Administrators:4.00NA5.
School Administrative Support:NA6.00NANANANA0.00
Student Support Services:NANA0.000.000.00NA0.00
Other Support Services:23.0013.51NANANANA0.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:17.41NA17.7117.1116.8316.2416.26


Meridian High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   728 South Wall St, Macon IL 62544
Meridian Intermediate SchoolGrade 3 to Grade 5   100 Lincoln St, Blue Mound IL 62513
Meridian Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   509 South Lewis St, Blue Mound IL 62513
Meridian Primary School Prekindergarten to Grade 2   245 South Towson, Macon IL 62544

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math3rd Grade% met std89.9%75.7%
2004Math3rd Grade% met std97.4%79.1%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std94.4%79.3%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std97.3%85.6%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std92.4%86.7%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std94.3%85.1%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std98.4%85.2%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std86.7%86.4%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std91.5%87.3%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std90.5%87.7%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std50.0%54.8%
2003Reading3rd Grade% met std81.2%62.0%
2004Reading3rd Grade% met std84.4%65.1%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std89.1%66.6%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std79.7%70.7%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std79.7%72.9%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std85.7%71.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std85.9%72.2%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std78.0%73.7%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std75%74.7%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std79.7%76.0%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std66.6%58.8%
2006Math4th Grade% met std98.7%84.8%
2007Math4th Grade% met std93.4%86.4%
2008Math4th Grade% met std95.9%84.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std91.9%85.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std95.6%85.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std98.6%87.7%
2012Math4th Grade% met std96.6%88.1%
2013Math4th Grade% met std50.7%60.2%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std86.5%72.9%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std89.6%73.7%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std83.7%73.2%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std85.1%73.8%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std75.3%73.7%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std83.3%74.7%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std88.1%76.0%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std65.7%59.2%
2003Science4th Grade% met std88.9%66.5%
2004Science4th Grade% met std82.5%67.8%
2005Science4th Grade% met std89.8%71.4%
2006Science4th Grade% met std100.0%79.9%
2007Science4th Grade% met std94.8%79.7%
2008Science4th Grade% met std91.9%76.2%
2009Science4th Grade% met std96.0%76.8%
2010Science4th Grade% met std91.3%76.6%
2011Science4th Grade% met std90.3%79.4%
2012Science4th Grade% met std94.9%79.8%
2013Science4th Grade% met std89.0%80.9%
2003Math5th Grade% met std83.7%68.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std72.0%71.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std65.1%73.2%
2006Math5th Grade% met std82.9%78.6%
2007Math5th Grade% met std87.3%82.5%
2008Math5th Grade% met std85.1%81.3%
2009Math5th Grade% met std94.1%82.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std90.7%83.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std91.0%84.0%
2012Math5th Grade% met std82.4%83.6%
2013Math5th Grade% met std47.0%59.4%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std79.1%60.4%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std70.8%60.9%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std72.5%62.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std79.3%68.5%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std80.1%69.7%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std86.5%73.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std83.5%73.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std84.0%74.7%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std78.2%76.4%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std86.5%77.8%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std57.6%58.9%
2006Math6th Grade% met std69.8%79.1%
2007Math6th Grade% met std82.6%81.4%
2008Math6th Grade% met std78.9%82.7%
2009Math6th Grade% met std78.4%82.4%
2010Math6th Grade% met std83.1%84.6%
2011Math6th Grade% met std89.5%83.9%
2012Math6th Grade% met std83.9%84.9%
2013Math6th Grade% met std58.9%59.6%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std76.6%72.8%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std82.6%73.4%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std84.7%79.1%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std82.4%79.9%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std80.7%81.2%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std89.5%84.1%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std81.6%81.7%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std57.5%58.9%
2006Math7th Grade% met std75.3%76.0%
2007Math7th Grade% met std78.8%79.4%
2008Math7th Grade% met std86.1%80.4%
2009Math7th Grade% met std85.8%82.7%
2010Math7th Grade% met std90.1%84.4%
2011Math7th Grade% met std87.5%84.3%
2012Math7th Grade% met std91.0%84.6%
2013Math7th Grade% met std58.0%59.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std77.7%72%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std73.8%73.3%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std84.8%77.7%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std90.4%77.5%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std88.8%77.4%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std84.1%78.8%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std84.6%78.1%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std52.3%58.5%
2003Science7th Grade% met std82.6%73.7%
2004Science7th Grade% met std84.3%74.4%
2005Science7th Grade% met std88.1%74.6%
2006Science7th Grade% met std95.3%80.9%
2007Science7th Grade% met std87.6%79.3%
2008Science7th Grade% met std93.1%79.2%
2009Science7th Grade% met std90.5%79.5%
2010Science7th Grade% met std96.3%82.4%
2011Science7th Grade% met std89.7%81.9%
2012Science7th Grade% met std91.1%79.9%
2013Science7th Grade% met std81.6%79.0%
2003Math8th Grade% met std74.1%53.1%
2004Math8th Grade% met std60.5%54.4%
2005Math8th Grade% met std67.4%54.3%
2006Math8th Grade% met std87.3%78.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std83.5%81.3%
2008Math8th Grade% met std85%80.3%
2009Math8th Grade% met std92.9%81.7%
2010Math8th Grade% met std89.4%83.7%
2011Math8th Grade% met std85.9%86.3%
2012Math8th Grade% met std90.1%85.0%
2013Math8th Grade% met std57.5%58.9%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std70.6%63.7%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std63.0%67.1%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std79.8%72.8%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std80.9%79.2%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std88.2%81.7%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std82.5%81.4%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std90.5%83.6%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std93.0%84.1%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std88.2%85.0%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std85.7%86.2%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std60.0%59.8%
2003Math11th Grade% met std60.3%53.3%
2004Math11th Grade% met std66.2%53.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std58.4%52.8%
2006Math11th Grade% met std57.7%53.7%
2007Math11th Grade% met std40.3%52.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std55.9%53.0%
2009Math11th Grade% met std49.4%51.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std35.3%52.7%
2011Math11th Grade% met std48.7%51.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std47.1%51.6%
2013Math11th Grade% met std46.8%51.8%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std60.3%56.4%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std62.0%56.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std55.1%59.5%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std65.9%58.4%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std44.4%54.0%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std56.0%53.3%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std56.6%56.9%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std54.9%54.0%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std53.9%51.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std51.7%50.6%
2013Reading11th Grade% met std52.0%54.8%
2003Science11th Grade% met std51.5%51.3%
2004Science11th Grade% met std62.0%52.9%
2005Science11th Grade% met std52.8%52.5%
2006Science11th Grade% met std58.8%50.8%
2007Science11th Grade% met std41.7%51.0%
2008Science11th Grade% met std52.4%51.2%
2009Science11th Grade% met std51.8%50.5%
2010Science11th Grade% met std47.6%52.4%
2011Science11th Grade% met std53.8%49.2%
2012Science11th Grade% met std49.4%51.7%
2013Science11th Grade% met std50.7%49.4%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$10,138,000$9,004 $10,354,000$9,740 $9,382,000$8,736 
Total Expenditures:$12,231,000$10,862 $9,573,000$9,006 $9,645,000$8,980 
Total Current Expenditures:$9,074,000$8,059 $8,650,000$8,137 $8,741,000$8,139 
Instructional Expenditures:$5,508,000$4,89260.7%$5,101,000$4,79959.0%$5,231,000$4,87159.8%
Student and Staff Support:$324,000$2883.6%$355,000$3344.1%$430,000$4004.9%
Operations, Food, Other:$2,052,000$1,82222.6%$2,016,000$1,89723.3%$1,967,000$1,83122.5%
Total Capital Outlay:$2,198,000$1,952 $188,000$177 $165,000$154 
Construction:$2,161,000$1,919 $45,000$42 $4,000$4 
Total Other:$0$0 $0$0 $0$0 
Interest on Debt:$3,000$3 $9,000$8 $14,000$13 
Total Salary:$4,622,000$4,105 $4,477,000$4,212 $4,695,000$4,372 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$3,471,000$3,08375.1%$3,343,000$3,14574.7%$3,421,000$3,18572.9%
Other Salary:$1,151,000$1,02224.9%$1,134,000$1,06725.3%$1,274,000$1,18627.1%
Total Benefit:$2,289,000$2,033 $2,139,000$2,012 $2,065,000$1,923 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$1,665,000$1,47972.7%$1,528,000$1,43771.4%$1,473,000$1,37271.3%
Other Benefit:$624,000$55427.3%$611,000$57528.6%$592,000$55128.7%

* Meridian Community Unit School District 15 was rated 3.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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