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

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Meridian High School is a public school located in Meridian, MS. It has 1,332 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 17% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
17%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
1160
12 responses
Average ACT
20
243 responses
AP Enrollment
7%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$32,422
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$728
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$83,300
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
40%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 60 responses
  • Homecoming activites
    32%
  • Footbal Fridays
    28%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Basketball games
    12%
  • Art workshops
    3%
  • Choir concerts
    3%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,332
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 22 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 22 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,027
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.5%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 35 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 35 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 35 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$10,183 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 40 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 40 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 40 responses

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