Average Teacher Salary in Meridian Joint District

The average teacher salary in Meridian Joint District is $39,290.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $18,645 $14,633 $16,067 $18,131 $21,090 $23,816
Kindergarten $30,612 $21,175 $23,322 $31,884 $36,168 $39,758
Elementary $53,671 $36,324 $48,910 $56,644 $61,699 $65,120
Middle school $40,420 $27,502 $31,100 $38,975 $49,239 $58,255
High school $53,106 $43,569 $47,762 $53,262 $59,539 $64,050

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General Facts

  • Staff: 3,129
  • Full time teachers: 1,746
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 18 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 332
  • Instructional Coordinators: 33
  • Elementary Teachers: 881
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 69
  • Pre-K Teachers: 13
  • High School Teachers: 783
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 34,253

Financial Statistics for Meridian Joint District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $67,357,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $151,641,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $11,290,000
  • Total revenue: $230,288,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $110,957,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $117,765,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $38,244,000
  • Expenditures per student: $60,000
  • Total expenditures: $192,556,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $63,242,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $13,343,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,424,000

Information on Schools within Meridian Joint District

Elementary Schools within the Meridian Joint District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cecil D Andrus Elementary
6100 Park Meadow Dr
Boise, ID 83713
208-939-3400
  • Total: 598
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 108
20 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Chaparral Elementary
1155 North Deer Creek Ln
Meridian, ID 83642
208-350-4180
  • Total: 714
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 118
  • 2nd grade: 113
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 133
  • 5th grade: 99
22 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Chief Joseph Elementary School
1100 East Chateau
Meridian, ID 83642
208-350-4200
  • Total: 557
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 87
23 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Christine Donnell School Of Arts
7075 South Five Mile Rd
Boise, ID 83709
208-855-4355
  • Total: 479
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 55
  • 8th grade: 39
18 to 1 26 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Desert Sage Elementary School
9325 West Mossywood St
Boise, ID 83709
208-350-4020
  • Total: 671
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 121
  • 1st grade: 123
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 89
19 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Discovery Elementary School
2935 North Golden Rod Dr
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
208-552-7711
  • Total: 384
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 89
20 to 1 20 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Eagle Elementary School
475 North Eagle Rd
Eagle, ID 83616
208-855-4365
  • Total: 407
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 86
19 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Eagle Hills Elementary School
650 Ranch Dr
Eagle, ID 83616
208-350-4085
  • Total: 463
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 73
20 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Frontier Elementary School
11851 Musket Dr
Boise, ID 83713
208-350-4190
  • Total: 451
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 81
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Galileo Magnet School
4735 West Saguaro Dr
Eagle, ID 83616
208-350-4105
  • Total: 685
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 86
  • 6th grade: 67
  • 7th grade: 61
  • 8th grade: 29
21 to 1 33 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Hunter Elementary School
2051 West Mcmillan Rd
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4285
  • Total: 647
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 113
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 99
22 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Joplin Elementary School
12081 West Demeyer St
Boise, ID 83713
208-855-4345
  • Total: 415
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 75
23 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Hazel Elementary School
11711 Lake Hazel Rd
Boise, ID 83709
208-350-4075
  • Total: 480
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 66
19 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Linder Elementary School
1825 Chateau Dr
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4430
  • Total: 432
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 68
17 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mary Mc Pherson Elementary
1050 East Amity Rd
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4300
  • Total: 470
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 76
18 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mc Millan Elementary School
10901 Mc Millan
Boise, ID 83713
208-855-4475
  • Total: 378
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 56
16 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Meridian Elementary School
1035 NW 1st St
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4335
  • Total: 458
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 60
18 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
North Star Public Charter School
1400 North Park Ln
Eagle, ID 83616
208-939-9600
  • Total: 481
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 29
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 64
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 56
  • 9th grade: 46
  • 10th grade: 40
20 to 1 24 Kindergarten 10th Grade
Paramount Elementary School
550 West Producer Dr
Meridian, ID 83646
208-350-4120
  • Total: 767
  • Kindergarten: 138
  • 1st grade: 129
  • 2nd grade: 144
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 119
  • 5th grade: 110
24 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Pepper Ridge Elementary
2252 South Sumpter Way
Boise, ID 83709
208-855-4130
  • Total: 639
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 105
23 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Peregrine Elementary School
1860 Waltman St
Meridian, ID 83642
208-888-1384
  • Total: 564
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 95
22 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Pioneer Elementary School
13255 West Mc Millan Rd
Boise, ID 83713
208-855-4100
  • Total: 677
  • Kindergarten: 117
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 115
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 99
20 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ponderosa Elementary School
2950 North Naomi
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4040
  • Total: 640
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 104
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 112
22 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Prospect Elementary School
4300 North Red Horse Way
Meridian, ID 83646
208-350-4000
  • Total: 626
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 91
21 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
River Valley Elementary School
2900 East River Valley St
Meridian, ID 83642
208-884-1741
  • Total: 565
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 96
22 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Seven Oaks Elementary
1441 Sevenoakes Way
Eagle, ID 83616
208-350-4095
  • Total: 531
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 89
18 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sienna Elementary
2870 East Rome Dr
Meridian, ID 83642
208-350-4370
  • Total: 585
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 81
  • 6th grade: 38
21 to 1 28 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Silver Sage Elementary School
7700 Snohomish St
Boise, ID 83709
208-855-4485
  • Total: 319
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 56
18 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Spalding Elementary School
12311 West Braddock Dr
Boise, ID 83709
208-321-2150
  • Total: 716
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 129
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 103
18 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Star Elementary School
700 North Staroute Rd
Star, ID 83669
208-855-4110
  • Total: 513
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 76
21 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Summerwind Elementary School
3675 North Jullion Way
Boise, ID 83704
208-375-0210
  • Total: 417
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 64
17 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ustick Elementary School
12435 West Ustick Rd
Boise, ID 83713
208-855-4120
  • Total: 466
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 86
18 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Meridian Joint District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Christine Donnell School Of Arts
7075 South Five Mile Rd
Boise, ID 83709
208-855-4355
  • Total: 479
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 55
  • 8th grade: 39
18 to 1 26 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Eagle Middle School
1000 West Floating Feather
Eagle, ID 83616
208-939-2216
  • Total: 1,151
  • 6th grade: 382
  • 7th grade: 378
  • 8th grade: 391
19 to 1 61 6th Grade 8th Grade
Galileo Magnet School
4735 West Saguaro Dr
Eagle, ID 83616
208-350-4105
  • Total: 685
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 86
  • 6th grade: 67
  • 7th grade: 61
  • 8th grade: 29
21 to 1 33 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Heritage Middle School
1855 East Leigh Field Dr
Meridian, ID 83646
208-350-4130
  • Total: 805
  • 6th grade: 281
  • 7th grade: 256
  • 8th grade: 268
22 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lake Hazel Middle School
11625 La Grange St
Boise, ID 83709
208-855-4375
  • Total: 1,026
  • 6th grade: 322
  • 7th grade: 392
  • 8th grade: 312
21 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lewis & Clark Middle School
4141 East Pine St
Meridian, ID 83642
208-377-1353
  • Total: 976
  • 6th grade: 301
  • 7th grade: 364
  • 8th grade: 311
21 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lowell Scott Middle School
13600 West Mc Millan Rd
Boise, ID 83713
208-350-4060
  • Total: 1,187
  • 6th grade: 380
  • 7th grade: 435
  • 8th grade: 372
20 to 1 60 6th Grade 8th Grade
Meridian Middle School
1507 West 8th St
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4225
  • Total: 1,057
  • 6th grade: 347
  • 7th grade: 378
  • 8th grade: 332
18 to 1 59 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sawtooth Middle School
3730 North Linder Rd
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4200
  • Total: 838
  • 6th grade: 263
  • 7th grade: 289
  • 8th grade: 286
20 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sienna Elementary
2870 East Rome Dr
Meridian, ID 83642
208-350-4370
  • Total: 585
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 81
  • 6th grade: 38
21 to 1 28 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Meridian Joint District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Centennial High School
12400 West Mc Millan Rd
Boise, ID 83713
208-855-4250
  • Total: 1,783
  • 9th grade: 488
  • 10th grade: 439
  • 11th grade: 451
  • 12th grade: 405
20 to 1 89 9th Grade 12th Grade
Eagle High School
574 North Park Ln
Eagle, ID 83616
208-939-2189
  • Total: 1,573
  • 9th grade: 379
  • 10th grade: 401
  • 11th grade: 389
  • 12th grade: 404
21 to 1 74 9th Grade 12th Grade
Meridian High School
1900 West Pine St
Meridian, ID 83642
208-350-4160
  • Total: 1,693
  • 9th grade: 443
  • 10th grade: 416
  • 11th grade: 373
  • 12th grade: 461
19 to 1 90 9th Grade 12th Grade
Meridian Medical Arts Charter
1789 East Leigh Field Dr
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4075
  • Total: 184
  • 9th grade: 62
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 45
  • 12th grade: 39
14 to 1 13 9th Grade 12th Grade
Meridian Technical Chartr High
3800 North Locust Grove
Meridian, ID 83642
208-288-2928
  • Total: 199
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 46
  • 11th grade: 50
  • 12th grade: 38
14 to 1 14 9th Grade 12th Grade
Mountain View High School
2000 South Millennium Way
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4050
  • Total: 2,297
  • 9th grade: 637
  • 10th grade: 553
  • 11th grade: 586
  • 12th grade: 521
22 to 1 106 9th Grade 12th Grade
North Star Public Charter School
1400 North Park Ln
Eagle, ID 83616
208-939-9600
  • Total: 481
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 29
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 64
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 56
  • 9th grade: 46
  • 10th grade: 40
20 to 1 24 Kindergarten 10th Grade
Rocky Mountain High School
5450 North Linder Rd
Meridian, ID 83642
208-350-4140
  • Total: 1,388
  • 9th grade: 468
  • 10th grade: 430
  • 11th grade: 351
  • 12th grade: 139
23 to 1 61 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Meridian Joint District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Academy (alt)
6075 North Locus Grove Rd
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4325
  • Total: 150
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 41
  • 12th grade: 48
14 to 1 11 9th Grade 12th Grade
Crossroads Middle School
650 North Nola
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4275
  • Total: 151
  • 7th grade: 67
  • 8th grade: 84
11 to 1 14 7th Grade 8th Grade
Eagle Academy
100 South Academy Ave
Eagle, ID 83616
208-939-5386
  • Total: 157
  • 9th grade: 35
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 49
  • 12th grade: 43
13 to 1 13 9th Grade 12th Grade
Meridian Academy
2311 East Lanark St
Meridian, ID 83642
208-855-4315
  • Total: 158
  • 9th grade: 24
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 57
10 to 1 15 9th Grade 12th Grade
Meridian Night School (alt)
12400 West Mcmillan Rd
Boise, ID 83713
208-939-1404
  • Total: 135
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 14
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade: 81
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade
Pathways Middle School
1855 East Leigh Field Dr
Meridian, ID 83646
208-350-4040
  • Total: 150
  • 7th grade: 62
  • 8th grade: 88
12 to 1 13 7th Grade 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $22,335
  • Median family income: $60,083
  • Median male income: $34,145
  • Median female income: $18,599
  • Median income of a renter: $31,964
  • Median income of a home owner: $59,781
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,410 4,650 7,445 10,185 5,390