Perry Meridian Middle School

Perry Meridian Middle School serves 1,067 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the state average of 29%.
Perry Meridian Middle School operates within the M S D Perry Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 1067 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 1,067 students
Perry Meridian Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Perry Meridian Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Perry Meridian Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 17:1
Perry Meridian Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
2%
Perry Meridian Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
9%
Perry Meridian Middle School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
7%
13%
Perry Meridian Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
71%
71%
Perry Meridian Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Perry Meridian Middle School Sch Ethnicity Perry Meridian Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.48 0.45
Perry Meridian Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
39%
41%
Perry Meridian Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
9%
8%
Perry Meridian Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,567 students has grown by 2226% over five years.
School District Name M S D Perry Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 14,567 1,517
M S D Perry Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $177 MM $21 MM
M S D Perry Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $166 MM $18 MM
M S D Perry Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $282,232 $13,002
M S D Perry Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $265,500 $11,056
M S D Perry Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Perry Meridian High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Douglas Macarthur Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Indianapolis Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy
    202 West Meridian School Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46217
    (317)789-1300
    0  mi  |  503  students  |  Gr.  6
  • Indianapolis Perry Meridian High School
    401 West Meridian School Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46217
    (317)789-4400
    0.2  mi  |  2278  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Indianapolis Douglas Macarthur Elementary School
    454 East Stop 11 Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46227
    (317)789-2500
    0.7  mi  |  614  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Indianapolis Glenns Valley Elementary School
    8239 Morgantown Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46217
    (317)789-2800
    1.8  mi  |  526  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Indianapolis Southport High School
    971 East Banta Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46227
    (317)789-4800
    1.9  mi  |  2164  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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