Meridian Academy

2311 East Lanark St, Meridian, ID 83642 | (208) 855-4315
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 145
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 145 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2311 E. Lanark St, Meridian, ID 83642
  • Principal or Admin: Joe Palaia
  • Fax: (208) 855-4326
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 145
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 14.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 92 (63.4%)
  • Females: 53 (36.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 10 (6.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 48 (33.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 58 (40.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Meridian Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian42.8%
Black32.1%
Asian10.7%
Hispanic139.0%
White12485.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Meridian Academy
  Number Percent
9th Grade2114.5%
10th Grade3725.5%
11th Grade3624.8%
12th Grade5135.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 64%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:36%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 4 Years
  • Average Salary: $33,124
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Meridian Academy Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,78282%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience--
Source: ID Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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