Metro Meridian Alternative High School

301 South Meridian

Wichita, KS 67213-2691

Tel: (316)973-0550
Grades 9-12
144 students
Metro Meridian Alternative High School serves 144 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Metro Meridian Alternative High School operates within the Wichita School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 144 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 144 students
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Total Students (1991-2014)
Gender % Metro Meridian Alternative High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Total Teachers (1991-2014)
Students by Grade Metro Meridian Alternative High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
American Indian
4%
1%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School American Indian Students (1991-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
30%
18%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
12%
7%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
49%
66%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School White Students (1991-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Metro Meridian Alternative High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.66 0.30
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Diversity Score (1991-2014)
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.
73%
40%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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%
10%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 50,629 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,036 is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,220 is higher than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
3
Number of Students Managed 50,629 556
Wichita School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 88%
Wichita School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $582 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $639 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,036 $13,276
Wichita School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,220 $12,850
Wichita School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is West High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mayberry Cultural And Fine Arts Magnet Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lawrence Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WichitaMayberry Cultural And Fine Arts Magnet Middle School
    Magnet School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 642 students207 South Sheridan
    WichitaKS 67213
    (316)973-5800
    0.56-8642
  • WichitaLawrence Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 439 students3440 West Maple
    WichitaKS 67213
    (316)973-9900
    0.7PK-5439
  • WichitaFranklin Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 348 students214 South Elizabeth
    WichitaKS 67213
    (316)973-9850
    0.8PK-5348
  • WichitaAllison Traditional Magnet Middle School
    Magnet School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 513 students221 South Seneca
    WichitaKS 67213
    (316)973-4800
    16-8513
  • WichitaPayne Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 321 students1601 South Edwards
    WichitaKS 67213
    (316)973-7850
    1PK-5321

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