Perry Meridian High School

Perry Meridian High School serves 2,178 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% 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.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 2178 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,178 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 17:1
Asian
10%
2%
Hispanic
7%
10%
Black
8%
13%
White
70%
71%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.49 0.26
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%
42%
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.
6%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,604 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name M S D Perry Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 14,604 1,469
Graduation Rate 62% 79%
District Total Revenue $177 MM $21 MM
District Spending $166 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,431 $13,002
District Spending / Student $11,694 $11,056
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • IndianapolisPerry Meridian 6th Grade Academy
    202 West Meridian School Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46217
    (317)789-1300
    0.2 mi | 609 students | Gr. 6                      
  • IndianapolisPerry Meridian Middle School
    202 West Meridian School Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46217
    (317)789-4100
    0.2 mi | 1062 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • IndianapolisDouglas Macarthur Elementary School
    454 East Stop 11 Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46227
    (317)789-2500
    0.9 mi | 609 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • IndianapolisGlenns Valley Elementary School
    8239 Morgantown Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46217
    (317)789-2800
    1.7 mi | 663 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • IndianapolisSouthport High School
    971 East Banta Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46227
    (317)789-4800
    2 mi | 2124 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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