Perry Meridian Middle School

202 W Meridian School Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Perry Meridian Middle School serves 1,230 students in grades 7-8.
Perry Meridian Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is equal to the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Perry Meridian Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Perry Meridian Middle School's student population of 1,230 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

Perry Meridian Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Perry Meridian Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#813 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
21%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
12%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
53%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.650.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePerry Township Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Perry Meridian Middle School is Perry Meridian High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rise Learning Center (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Indianapolis Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6 | 646 students
    0.0 miles
    202 W Meridian School Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46217
    (317) 789-1300
    0 6 646
  • Indianapolis Perry Meridian High School Math: 32% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,367 students
    0.2 miles
    401 W Meridian School Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46217
    (317) 789-4400
    0.2 9-12 2,367
  • Indianapolis Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 805 students
    0.7 miles
    454 E Stop 11 Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46227
    (317) 789-2500
    0.7 PK-5 805
  • Indianapolis Glenns Valley Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 791 students
    1.8 miles
    8239 Morgantown Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46217
    (317) 789-2800
    1.8 PK-5 791
  • Indianapolis Southport High School Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,239 students
    1.9 miles
    971 E Banta Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46227
    (317) 789-4800
    1.9 9-12 2,239

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