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.
Wichita School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 144 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 144 students
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Metro Meridian Alternative High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
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 0.53. 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 (1992-2014)
American Indian
4%
1%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
30%
18%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
12%
7%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
49%
66%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 0.53
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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 (1993-2014)
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

Wichita School District's student population of 50,629 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 66% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,036 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
3
Number of Students Managed 50,629 502
Wichita School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 88%
Wichita School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $582 MM n/a
Wichita School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $639 MM n/a
Wichita School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,036 n/a
Wichita School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,220 n/a
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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