Metro Meridian Alternative High School

Tel: (316)973-0550
  • Metro Meridian Alternative High School serves 149 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the KS average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • Metro Meridian Alternative High School operates within the Wichita School District.
  • Wichita School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 149 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students149 students
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %Metro Meridian Alternative High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by GradeMetro Meridian Alternative High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2015)
American Indian
4%
1%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
33%
19%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
8%
7%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
44%
65%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
11%
5%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMetro Meridian Alternative High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownKS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.680.54
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
67%
40%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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%
10%
Metro Meridian Alternative High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wichita School District's student population of 50,311 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 66% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,555 in this district is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,691 is less than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
89
3
Number of Students Managed50,311531
Wichita School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate77%88%
Wichita School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$582 MM$7 MM
Wichita School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$639 MM$7 MM
Wichita School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,555$13,276
Wichita School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,691$12,850
Wichita School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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