Meade High School

Meade High School serves 2,270 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Meade High School operates within the Anne Arundel County Public s School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 2270 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 131 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,270 students
Meade High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
Meade High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Meade High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Meade High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
6%
Meade High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
12%
11%
Meade High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
56%
37%
Meade High School Black (1989-2012)
White
22%
43%
Meade High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Meade High School Sch Ethnicity Meade 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.
0.62 0.68
Meade High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
23%
35%
Meade High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Meade High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 79,190 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Anne Arundel County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
29
Number of Students Managed 79,190 17,449
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,031 MM $244 MM
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,085 MM $238 MM
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,999 $14,580
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,733 $14,228
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chesapeake Science Point (3.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Meade Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Manor View Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort Meade Meade Middle School
    1103 26th St
    Fort Meade , MD , 20755
    (410)674-2355
    0.3  mi  |  677  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ft Meade Manor View Elementary School
    2900 Macarthur Rd
    Ft Meade , MD , 20755
    (410)222-6504
    0.4  mi  |  298  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Fort Meade Macarthur Middle School
    3500 Rockenbach Rd
    Fort Meade , MD , 20755
    (410)674-0032
    0.7  mi  |  1166  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ft. Meade Meade Heights Elementary School
    1925 Reece Rd
    Ft. Meade , MD , 20755
    (410)222-6509
    0.8  mi  |  310  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ft Meade Pershing Hill Elementary School
    7600 29th Division Rd
    Ft Meade , MD , 20755
    (410)222-6519
    0.8  mi  |  608  students  |  Gr.  1-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 22, 2014 - I went here from 2009-2013. The school has changed for the better over the years. I learned about many different cultures and people by attending this diverse school. Meade high school is a great school and any student of any race will fit in here. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - great school! don''t believe the negative rap it has been given! Daughter has had an amazing 3 + years ( Sr. now) ! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended July 20, 2009 - Despite some negative publicity over the years, Meade has strong academic programs in place with a very diverse population. Facilities are adequate and well kept. Scores don't look as good as some other schools in the county but are relatively strong compared to Prince Georges County with whom the schools boundary lines meet to the south. The staff, leadership, tools, and system is solid. - Posted by Parent

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Anne Arundel County, MD public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.52, which is lower than the Maryland average of 0.68. The most diverse school district in Anne Arundel County is Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.