Perry Meridian High School

Perry Meridian High School serves 2,241 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Perry Meridian High School operates within the M S D Perry Township School District.
M S D Perry Township School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

The student population of 2241 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,241 students
Perry Meridian High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Perry Meridian High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 110 teachers
Perry Meridian High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Perry Meridian High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Perry Meridian High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
14%
2%
Perry Meridian High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
7%
10%
Perry Meridian High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
8%
12%
Perry Meridian High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
67%
71%
Perry Meridian High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Perry Meridian High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.52 0.27
Perry Meridian High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
40%
41%
Perry Meridian High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
7%
8%
Perry Meridian High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

M S D Perry Township School District's student population of 14,718 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 65% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,737 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,236 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name M S D Perry Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 14,718 1,472
M S D Perry Township School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 81%
M S D Perry Township School District Graduation Rate (2002-2014)
District Total Revenue $227 MM $19 MM
M S D Perry Township School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $162 MM $16 MM
M S D Perry Township School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,737 $12,273
M S D Perry Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,236 $10,163
M S D Perry Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Southport High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Douglas Macarthur Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • IndianapolisPerry Meridian 6th Grade Academy
    Grades: 6 | 566 students
    0.2 miles
    202 West Meridian School Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46217
    (317)789-1300
    0.26566
  • IndianapolisPerry Meridian Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 1130 students
    0.2 miles
    202 West Meridian School Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46217
    (317)789-4100
    0.27-81130
  • IndianapolisDouglas Macarthur Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 663 students
    0.9 miles
    454 East Stop 11 Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46227
    (317)789-2500
    0.9KG-5663
  • IndianapolisGlenns Valley Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 683 students
    1.7 miles
    8239 Morgantown Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46217
    (317)789-2800
    1.7KG-5683
  • GreenwoodNorth Grove Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 582 students
    2 miles
    3280 West Fairview Rd
    GreenwoodIN 46142
    (317)881-5653
    2KG-5582

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