Kent-Meridian High School



Kent-Meridian High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kent-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
9 575
10 552
11 503
12 539

Kent-Meridian High School is a public high school of the Kent School District located in Kent, WA. It has 2,169 students in grades 9th through 12th. Kent-Meridian High School is the 9th largest public high school in Washington and the 1,164th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.1 to 1.

Total Students: 2,169
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 93.79

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Kent-Meridian High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,131
(52%)
6,716
(52%)
 Female 1,038
(48%)
6,235
(48%)

Kent-Meridian High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 575
(27%)
2,475
(19%)
 White 473
(22%)
4,955
(38%)
 Asian 446
(21%)
2,417
(19%)
 Black 417
(19%)
1,572
(12%)
 Two or More 153
(7%)
1,136
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 102
(5%)
333
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
63
(0%)

Kent-Meridian High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,559
(72%)
6,284
(49%)
 Not Eligible 610
(28%)
6,667
(51%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kent-Meridian High School is ranked 3rd out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kent-Meridian High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.6%. 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.

Kent-Meridian High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1727
2006 1712
2007 1741
2008 1733
2009 1783
2010 2024
2011 2117
2012 2127
2013 2150
2014 2188
2015 2169

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 19.5
2007 19.9
2008 19.8
2009 18.8
2010 22.3
2011 23.8
2012 23.1
2013 N/A
2014 23.8
2015 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59525188187609
2006 0.60163551401869
2007 0.68868466398621
2008 0.64570109636469
2009 0.69153112731352
2010 0.3947628458498
2011 0.62163438828531
2012 0.66008462623413
2013 0.71953488372093
2014 0.71526508226691
2015 0.71876440756109

Compare Kent-Meridian High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 71.9%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,169 23.1:1  
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Cascade Vista Baptist School
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Private PK - 12 113 11:1 4 miles
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