Perry Meridian High School

Perry Meridian High School serves 2,278 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less 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 2278 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,278 students
Perry Meridian High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Perry Meridian High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Perry Meridian High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 17:1
Perry Meridian High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
2%
Perry Meridian High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
9%
Perry Meridian High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
8%
13%
Perry Meridian High School Black (1988-2012)
White
72%
71%
Perry Meridian High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Perry Meridian High School Sch Ethnicity Perry Meridian High 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.
0.47 0.25
Perry Meridian High 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.
34%
41%
Perry Meridian High 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.
8%
8%
Perry Meridian High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,567 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
4
Number of Students Managed 14,567 1,613
M S D Perry Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 62% 79%
M S D Perry Township School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
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 $12,431 $13,002
M S D Perry Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,694 $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 Southport High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Perry Meridian Middle School (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
  • Indianapolis Perry Meridian Middle School
    202 West Meridian School Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46217
    (317)789-4100
    0.2  mi  |  1067  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Indianapolis Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy
    202 West Meridian School Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46217
    (317)789-1300
    0.2  mi  |  503  students  |  Gr.  6
  • Indianapolis Douglas Macarthur Elementary School
    454 East Stop 11 Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46227
    (317)789-2500
    0.9  mi  |  614  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Indianapolis Glenns Valley Elementary School
    8239 Morgantown Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46217
    (317)789-2800
    1.7  mi  |  526  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Indianapolis Southport High School
    971 East Banta Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46227
    (317)789-4800
    2  mi  |  2164  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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