Meriden Resources

A comprehensive portal for those interested in how Connecticut's school finance system impacts Meriden

Meriden Public Schools educates 7,973 students. Of those students, roughly 3 out of 4 are classified as low-income, 16% are English Learners, and approximately 1 in 5 need special education services. Meriden spends $13,847 per student and its taxpayers pay nearly 41 cents of every dollar in the city's education budget (amounting to $5,789 per student).

Below is a collection of documents providing greater information about school funding in Meriden, and how it impacts students, schools, taxpayers, and the community of Meriden.

Presentation about Connecticut's School Finance System and How it Impacts Meriden

FAQs about Funding for Meriden Public Schools

Informational One-pager Concerning Funding for Meriden Public Schools

Meriden Legislative Delegation Handout (click here to find your legislators)