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Meridian Public School District


Meridian Public School District is located in east Mississippi. Meridian Public School District has 53.74 square miles of land area and 0.77 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Meridian Public School District population is 40,809. Meridian Public School District median household income is $29,531 in 2010-2014. Meridian Public School District median house value is $85,300 in 2010-2014. On average, Meridian Public School District is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking: (113 out of 148, bottom 24%)*
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:12
Population40,809 (2010-2014), rank #11
Population Growth2.94% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:748.71/sq mi, rank #14
Median Household Income:$29,531 at 2010-2014—0.48% increase since 2005-2009, rank #113
Median House Price:$85,300 at 2010-2014—8.52% increase since 2005-2009, rank #55
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:53.74 sq mi, rank #129
Water Area:0.77 sq mi (1.41%), rank #108
County:Lauderdale County
Zip:39301, 39307, 39305
Area:Meridian, MS
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Meridian Public School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

1019 25th Ave
Meridian MS, 39301, Lauderdale County
Phone: 601-483-6271

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:6,1666,2096,2426,2546,4136,5596,546
English Language Learner Students:0775352627854
Total Teachers:408.88432.09426.04447.69459.30465.50462.80
Total Other Staff:479.02502.16477.90493.98522.00515.60539.50
Instructional Aides:124.06124.00108.41126.16140.00143.50152.70
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:12.3213.4816.0013.7315.0018.6018.70
Total Guidance Counselors:21.4721.8522.5724.2823.4635.0019.10
Elementary Guidance Counselors:7.4010.009.0011.0010.008.0010.90
Secondary Guidance Counselors:14.0711.8513.5713.2813.469.508.20
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANA17.50NA
Librarians/Media Specialists:10.8510.719.0010.0012.0011.0010.90
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:9.509.509.
District Administrative Support:43.7730.0032.5029.5929.0030.0029.60
School Administrators:NA21.0022.0020.6023.2022.9023.70
School Administrative Support:NA21.0019.0018.0020.8920.0024.90
Student Support Services:38.9236.8135.2634.0031.4019.4039.40
Other Support Services:218.13213.81204.16211.62220.05208.20210.50
Student-Teacher Ratio:15.0814.3714.6513.9713.9614.0914.14


Carver Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   900 44th Ave, Meridian MS 39307
CrestwoodPrekindergarten to Grade 5   730 Crestwood Dr, Meridian MS 39301
Harris ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   3951 12th St, Meridian MS 39307
Magnolia Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   1350 24th St, Meridian MS 39305
Marion Park Complex Kindergarten to Grade 12   2815 25th St, Meridian MS 39301
Meridian Sr High Grade 9 to Grade 12   2320 32nd St, Meridian MS 39305
Northwest Jr HighGrade 6 to Grade 8   4400 32nd St, Meridian MS 39307
Oakland HeightsPrekindergarten to Grade 5   601 59th Ave, Meridian MS 39307
ParkviewPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1225 26th St, Meridian MS 39305
Poplar SpringsPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4101 27th Ave, Meridian MS 39305
Ross Collins Vocational Center Grade 9 to Grade 12   2640 24th Ave, Meridian MS 39305
West HillsPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4100 32nd St, Meridian MS 39307

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
MCT2 Test
2008Language Arts3rd GradeMean Scaled Score147.2149.3
2009Language Arts3rd GradeMean Scaled Score144.3148.7
2010Language Arts3rd GradeMean Scaled Score144.4149
2011Language Arts3rd GradeMean Scaled Score145.9149.8
2012Language Arts3rd GradeMean Scaled Score146.8150.2
2013Language Arts3rd GradeMean Scaled Score145.6151
2008Mathematics3rd GradeMean Scaled Score149.2150.6
2009Mathematics3rd GradeMean Scaled Score146151
2010Mathematics3rd GradeMean Scaled Score149.5152.1
2011Mathematics3rd GradeMean Scaled Score152.5153.3
2012Mathematics3rd GradeMean Scaled Score153.4154.1
2013Mathematics3rd GradeMean Scaled Score151.5154.2
2008Language Arts4th GradeMean Scaled Score146.7148.8
2009Language Arts4th GradeMean Scaled Score146.5149.2
2010Language Arts4th GradeMean Scaled Score144149.5
2011Language Arts4th GradeMean Scaled Score145.6149.6
2012Language Arts4th GradeMean Scaled Score147.9151
2013Language Arts4th GradeMean Scaled Score147.1151.8
2008Mathematics4th GradeMean Scaled Score148.3150.5
2009Mathematics4th GradeMean Scaled Score149151.1
2010Mathematics4th GradeMean Scaled Score148.1151.5
2011Mathematics4th GradeMean Scaled Score149.5151.7
2012Mathematics4th GradeMean Scaled Score150.8152.8
2013Mathematics4th GradeMean Scaled Score152.2154.1
2008Language Arts5th GradeMean Scaled Score145.7148.5
2009Language Arts5th GradeMean Scaled Score145.3148.7
2010Language Arts5th GradeMean Scaled Score146.1148.8
2011Language Arts5th GradeMean Scaled Score145.1148.9
2012Language Arts5th GradeMean Scaled Score147.6149.9
2013Language Arts5th GradeMean Scaled Score145.8150.8
2008Mathematics5th GradeMean Scaled Score147.8149.8
2009Mathematics5th GradeMean Scaled Score146.9150.2
2010Mathematics5th GradeMean Scaled Score148.5151.3
2011Mathematics5th GradeMean Scaled Score148.6151.4
2012Mathematics5th GradeMean Scaled Score151.5152.3
2013Mathematics5th GradeMean Scaled Score149.2153.2
2008Language Arts6th GradeMean Scaled Score146.1147.6
2009Language Arts6th GradeMean Scaled Score145.5148.8
2010Language Arts6th GradeMean Scaled Score142.7149.4
2011Language Arts6th GradeMean Scaled Score144.2149.8
2012Language Arts6th GradeMean Scaled Score144.6150.3
2013Language Arts6th GradeMean Scaled Score146.1150.7
2008Mathematics6th GradeMean Scaled Score146.6149.3
2009Mathematics6th GradeMean Scaled Score145.6149.9
2010Mathematics6th GradeMean Scaled Score144.3150.5
2011Mathematics6th GradeMean Scaled Score145150.6
2012Mathematics6th GradeMean Scaled Score144.9151.3
2013Mathematics6th GradeMean Scaled Score147.2152.4
2008Language Arts7th GradeMean Scaled Score146.7147
2009Language Arts7th GradeMean Scaled Score145.9147.8
2010Language Arts7th GradeMean Scaled Score146.3149.7
2011Language Arts7th GradeMean Scaled Score143149.9
2012Language Arts7th GradeMean Scaled Score146.5150.7
2013Language Arts7th GradeMean Scaled Score145.6151.4
2008Mathematics7th GradeMean Scaled Score148148.7
2009Mathematics7th GradeMean Scaled Score148150.1
2010Mathematics7th GradeMean Scaled Score147.8151.1
2011Mathematics7th GradeMean Scaled Score146.6152.1
2012Mathematics7th GradeMean Scaled Score147.3152.3
2013Mathematics7th GradeMean Scaled Score147.9153.1
2008Language Arts8th GradeMean Scaled Score144146.6
2009Language Arts8th GradeMean Scaled Score143.5147.8
2010Language Arts8th GradeMean Scaled Score145.1147.8
2011Language Arts8th GradeMean Scaled Score144.4149.1
2012Language Arts8th GradeMean Scaled Score145.1149.9
2013Language Arts8th GradeMean Scaled Score145.9150
2008Mathematics8th GradeMean Scaled Score142.6148.3
2009Mathematics8th GradeMean Scaled Score143.1149.6
2010Mathematics8th GradeMean Scaled Score146.5151.5
2011Mathematics8th GradeMean Scaled Score146.2153.2
2012Mathematics8th GradeMean Scaled Score146.4153.7
2013Mathematics8th GradeMean Scaled Score148.6154.6
MST Test
2008Science5th Grade% met std29.4%40.8%
2009Science5th Grade% met std30%42.8%
2010Science5th Grade% met std28.7%44.9%
2012Science5th Grade% met std33%53.6%
2013Science5th Grade% met std42.6%63.1%
2008Science8th Grade% met std23.7%39.3%
2009Science8th Grade% met std21%40%
2010Science8th Grade% met std20.3%42.9%
2012Science8th Grade% met std30.2%56.4%
2013Science8th Grade% met std52.0%64.0%
SATP2 Test
2004Algebra IEnd of course% met std91%90.7%
2005Algebra IEnd of course% met std91.9%91.6%
2006Algebra IEnd of course% met std94.9%91%
2007Algebra IEnd of course% met std95.4%90.8%
2008Algebra IEnd of course% met std69.2%71%
2009Algebra IEnd of course% met std37%72%
2010Algebra IEnd of course% met std72.8%79.6%
2011Algebra IEnd of course% met std74.8%85.4%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std82.2%81.9%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std83.9%85.2%
2004Biology IEnd of course% met std75.5%89.2%
2005Biology IEnd of course% met std88%91.8%
2006Biology IEnd of course% met std85.7%93.3%
2007Biology IEnd of course% met std87.5%92.2%
2008Biology IEnd of course% met std87.8%87.9%
2009Biology IEnd of course% met std69.7%87.6%
2010Biology IEnd of course% met std92.4%86.2%
2012Biology IEnd of course% met std68.7%74.7%
2013Biology IEnd of course% met std66.2%78.5%
2004English IIEnd of course% met std76.8%83.1%
2005English IIEnd of course% met std75.7%82.8%
2006English IIEnd of course% met std70%78.1%
2007English IIEnd of course% met std66.2%77.2%
2008English IIEnd of course% met std66.6%69.7%
2009English IIEnd of course% met std60.7%69%
2010English IIEnd of course% met std43.5%68%
2011English IIEnd of course% met std54.6%71.8%
2012English IIEnd of course% met std70.6%73.1%
2013English IIEnd of course% met std58.1%73%
2004US HistoryEnd of course% met std92.8%95.7%
2005US HistoryEnd of course% met std93.1%96.4%
2006US HistoryEnd of course% met std89.4%95.9%
2007US HistoryEnd of course% met std93.8%93.9%
2008US HistoryEnd of course% met std93.3%94.3%
2009US HistoryEnd of course% met std96.8%96.9%
2010US HistoryEnd of course% met std88.3%93%
2011US HistoryEnd of course% met std82.1%93%
2012US HistoryEnd of course% met std54.6%72.9%
2013US HistoryEnd of course% met std69.1%81.3%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$60,392,000$9,675 $62,453,000$9,986 $62,116,000$9,686 
Total Expenditures:$59,416,000$9,519 $56,632,000$9,055 $65,188,000$10,165 
Total Current Expenditures:$54,803,000$8,780 $54,339,000$8,689 $59,589,000$9,292 
Instructional Expenditures:$31,949,000$5,11858.3%$32,887,000$5,25960.5%$34,672,000$5,40758.2%
Student and Staff Support:$5,870,000$94010.7%$5,919,000$94610.9%$6,200,000$96710.4%
Operations, Food, Other:$11,223,000$1,79820.5%$10,501,000$1,67919.3%$13,154,000$2,05122.1%
Total Capital Outlay:$3,805,000$610 $1,496,000$239 $4,685,000$731 
Construction:$1,501,000$240 $103,000$16 $3,165,000$494 
Total Other:$36,000$6 $132,000$21 $183,000$29 
Interest on Debt:$772,000$124 $665,000$106 $731,000$114 
Total Salary:$33,283,000$5,332 $33,705,000$5,389 $35,884,000$5,596 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$22,057,000$3,53466.3%$22,715,000$3,63267.4%$24,261,000$3,78367.6%
Other Salary:$11,226,000$1,79833.7%$10,990,000$1,75732.6%$11,623,000$1,81232.4%
Total Benefit:$10,384,000$1,664 $10,362,000$1,657 $10,920,000$1,703 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$6,704,000$1,07464.6%$6,783,000$1,08565.5%$7,096,000$1,10765.0%
Other Benefit:$3,680,000$59035.4%$3,579,000$57234.5%$3,824,000$59635.0%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

Teachers with Bachelor Degree:54.5%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:34.4%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:12.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:36.6%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:17.7%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:21.8%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:16.7%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:7.2%
Mean Base Salary:$40,626.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$34,142.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$38,464.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$42,689.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$49,680.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$51,649.0

* Meridian Public School District was rated 2 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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