Kent-meridian High School

Kent-meridian High School serves 2,136 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Kent-meridian High School operates within the Kent School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 2136 students has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,136 students
Kent-meridian High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Kent-meridian High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Kent-meridian High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Kent-meridian High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.79 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a n/a
Kent-meridian High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.79 0.40
Kent-meridian High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
39%
Kent-meridian High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Kent-meridian High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,664 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,766 is less than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,188 is less than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Kent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
4
Number of Students Managed 27,664 912
Kent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 80%
Kent   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $293 MM $12 MM
Kent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $277 MM $11 MM
Kent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,766 $11,994
Kent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,188 $10,499
Kent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Igrad High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dynamic Family Services (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Scenic Hill Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KentIgrad High School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 509 students25668 104th Ave Se
    KentWA 98030
    (253)373-4723
    0.29-12509
  • KentScenic Hill Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 644 students26025 Woodland Way South
    KentWA 98030
    (253)373-7479
    0.3KG-6644
  • KentDynamic Family Services
    Special Education School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 1 students10811 Se Kent Kanlgey Rd
    KentWA 98030
    (253)945-2000
    0.5PK-121
  • KentGeorge T. Daniel Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 537 students11310 Se 248th St
    KentWA 98030
    (253)373-7615
    0.9KG-6537
  • KentKent Phoenix Academy
    Alternative School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 292 students11000 Se 264th St
    KentWA 98030
    (253)373-7542
    0.99-12292

School Reviews

Kent Meridian High School is an awesome school. I am a product of KM and o very proud of it! I can surely say that KMHS made me who I am today.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/15/12
Has an IB program & Technology Academy. Good principal and staff. Students are a diverse group. Good cross-country team also very good FIRST Robotics team. They are in the process of having the Gym completely redone and it will be available Fall 2011. They welcome parent involvement.
- Posted by Parent, 01/10/11

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