Meridian Night School (Alternative) is located in Boise, ID and is one of 14 high schools in Meridian Joint District. It is a alt. school that serves 39 students in grades 9-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Meridian Night School (Alternative) made AYP in 2008. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Idaho in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Meridian Night School (Alternative)'s test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2010)
In 2010, Meridian Night School (Alternative) had 0% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Idaho had 45% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Meridian Joint District spends $6,191 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 61% on instruction, 35% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Meridian Joint District District
In 2011, Meridian Night School (Alternative) had 6 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Idaho average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.