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Perry Meridian High School
  • Public
  • INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Report Card

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

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Perry Meridian High School is an above average, public school located in INDIANAPOLIS, IN. It has 2,385 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 28% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.

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401 W MERIDIAN SCHOOL RD
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46217
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
28%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1090
524 responses
Average ACT
24
76 responses
AP Enrollment
18%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$47,873
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$892
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$137,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 40 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 40 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 152 responses
  • Homecoming week
    17%
  • Pep rallies
    15%
  • Art Show, Prom, mini olympics
    13%
  • The CWC sponsored events- PB&J, Lit Mag, Mr.Falcon
    11%
  • Spring Concert and the Cabaret
    9%
  • Football games
    9%
  • School dances
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,385
Free or Reduced Lunch
58%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 50 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 50 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 50 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.5%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 61 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 61 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 61 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,666 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 66 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 66 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 66 responses

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