Perry Meridian High School



Perry Meridian High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Perry Meridian High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 542
10 550
11 571
12 515

Perry Meridian High School is a public high school of the M S D Perry Township School District located in Indianapolis, IN. It has 2,178 students in grades 9th through 12th. Perry Meridian High School is the 25th largest public high school in Indiana and the 1,046th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,178
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 105

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Perry Meridian High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,136
(52%)
3,354
(52%)
 Female 1,042
(48%)
3,073
(48%)

Perry Meridian High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,505
(69%)
4,225
(66%)
 Asian 220
(10%)
710
(11%)
 Black 185
(8%)
574
(9%)
 Hispanic 155
(7%)
607
(9%)
 Two or More 109
(5%)
301
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Perry Meridian High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,149
(53%)
2,801
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 892
(41%)
3,216
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 137
(6%)
410
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Perry Meridian High School is ranked 31st out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Perry Meridian High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Perry Meridian High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2004
2006 2094
2007 2113
2008 2083
2009 2141
2010 2250
2011 2278
2012 2178

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 N/A
2007 19.4
2008 19.4
2009 19.5
2010 21.6
2011 22.1
2012 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34780439121756
2006 0.35148042024833
2007 0.39044013251301
2008 0.40902544407105
2009 0.4563288183092
2010 0.44977777777778
2011 0.43020193151888
2012 0.47245179063361

Compare Perry Meridian High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 47.2%
 

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Perry Meridian High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,178 20.7:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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