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About This School

Meredith Middle School is a public middle school in Des Moines. 607 students attend Meredith Middle School and identify primarily as Asian, Multiracial, and Asian/Pacific Islander. 69% of the 607 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Meredith Middle School is 14:1. Holy Trinity is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
  • Languages Taught

    • Cantonese
    • French
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Latin
    • Russian
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Bicycling
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Lacrosse
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Water polo

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 9% %
Multiracial 7% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 42% 58%
Black, non-Hispanic 27% 19%
Hispanic 15% 17%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 69% 56%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    My daughter goes here.. she is an 8th grader. I really hate this school that there is children with disabilities and they get made fun of pushed kicked and excluded out of everything. and treated like they are not normal people. also my daughter always gets bullied and the teachers do not do anything about it!! My daughter cannot stand this and i don't think you're child will like it here either. I am so disappointed in myself for letting my daughter suffer at this school for 3 whole years. make the right decision and take you're child to another school also I would not recommend Hoover high school the girls dress disgusting and are very bad influences and the teachers/counselors behavior is horrible. me and my wife hate it. and it is a very big distraction for the rest of the students.

  • (3 years ago)

    i am a student that goes there and it is really an amazzing school the teacheres are good

  • (4 years ago)

    I have had 2 sons attend Meredith. The school is lax with any discipline there are regular fights/chaos in the hallways. Teachers are inconcsitent. Some care about the students others don't. Most blame the student for for caring vs. making the effort to get the student involved. There has not been a great deal of encouragement or positive nes from the teachers.

  • (4 years ago)

    They did a great job with my son and the teachers deserve new things

  • (4 years ago)

    it's awesome and there are so many new friends to meet and so many new things to learn!

  • (5 years ago)

    The school has dedicated teachers who work hard to keep kids focused on doing good work. There are many extracurricular activities in which kids can participate. Considering the very diverse student body there are rarely any racial problems. The facility could use a little updating (that's actually in the works) but nothing major. All in all I'm very happy with the school and have no intention of fleeing to the suburbs so that I can enroll my children in supposedly better schools.

  • (6 years ago)

    I will dissage with some people about Meredith Middle School.People say there are too many fights and there are no good influences for the children while people say this it isnt true.The only reason people say this is because people hear stuff.I will say that this school is great.There are a bunch if good people there. Good after school activities.

  • (6 years ago)

    I love this school! Everybody should go there. there are no racial problems at this school it rocks! No discrimination.

  • (8 years ago)

    meredith middle school is a good school ive come here for three years and im happy.the school has a lot to get involved in and i love that.go bulldogs. 8 grader

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