Kent-meridian High School

  • Kent-meridian High School serves 2,029 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kent-meridian High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Kent-meridian High School's student population of 2,029 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,029 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kent-meridian High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kent-meridian High School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1673 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
22%
7%
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Hispanic
31%
23%
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Black
19%
4%
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White
19%
55%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
8%
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Diversity Score0.770.64
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Graduation Rate
88%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kent Igrad Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 395 students
    0.2 miles
    25668 104th Ave Se, 25672 104t
    Kent, WA 98030
    (253) 373-4723
    0.2 9-12 395
  • Kent Scenic Hill Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 651 students
    0.3 miles
    26025 Woodland Way S
    Kent, WA 98030
    (253) 373-7479
    0.3 PK-6 651
  • Kent Dynamic Family Services Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 5 students
    0.5 miles
    10811 Se Kent Kanlgey Rd
    Kent, WA 98030
    (253) 945-2000
    0.5 PK-12 5
  • Kent The Outreach Program Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 80 students
    0.7 miles
    26024 111th Ave Se
    Kent, WA 98030
    (253) 373-4080
    0.7 12 80
  • Kent George T. Daniel Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 506 students
    0.9 miles
    11310 Se 248th St
    Kent, WA 98030
    (253) 373-7615
    0.9 PK-6 506

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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.
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5  
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.
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