Kent-meridian High School

10020 Se 256th St,

Kent, WA, 98030-2899

Tel: (253)373-7405
Grades: 9-12

2,117 students

Kent-meridian High School serves 2,117 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Kent-meridian High School operates within the Kent School District.

Overview

The student population of 2117 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,117 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.80 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
19:1
American Indian
1%
2%
Asian
21%
7%
Hispanic
22%
20%
Black
19%
5%
White
26%
60%
Unknown
11%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.80
0.59
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 51%
37%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,160 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Kent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
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Number of Students Managed 27,160
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Graduation Rate n/a
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District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
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District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Children's Therapy Center (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Children's Therapy Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Scenic Hill Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - Kent Meridian High School is an awesome school. I am a product of KM and o very proud of it! I can surely say that KMHS made me who I am today. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended January 10, 2011 - Has an IB program & Technology Academy. Good principal and staff. Students are a diverse group. Good cross-country team also very good FIRST Robotics team. They are in the process of having the Gym completely redone and it will be available Fall 2011. They welcome parent involvement. - Posted by Parent

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