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Kent-Meridian High School
  • Public
  • KENT, WA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C minus
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Kent-Meridian High School is a public school located in KENT, WA. It has 1,961 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 28% of students are at least proficient in math and 59% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
59%
Percent Proficient - Math
28%
Average Graduation Rate
78%
Average SAT
1060
232 responses
Average ACT
18
25 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$58,350
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,231
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$331,577
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 36 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 36 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 116 responses
  • Multicultural assembly
    32%
  • Football games
    16%
  • Theatrical Productions/Talent Shows
    11%
  • Anti-bullying assembly
    9%
  • Dances
    8%
  • Multicultural assembly represents my student body
    8%
  • MLK assembly
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,961
Free or Reduced Lunch
68%
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 42 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 42 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 42 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,261
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.9%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 53 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 53 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 53 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,837 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 52 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 52 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 52 responses

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