PROFICIENCY 78% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
65%Perry Township Schools
54%Indianapolis
66%Indiana

Perry Meridian High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Perry Township Schools" in Indianapolis, IN. There are a total of 2,256 students and 110 teachers at Perry Meridian High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 1,007 free lunch students and 159 reduced lunch students.

Perry Meridian High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 77.5%, which is 17% higher than the Indiana average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2256
Teachers110
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch1007
Reduced lunch159

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment473
Taking some courses446
Taking some courses (not tests)34
Passing some courses240
Passing no courses201

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Perry Meridian High School, there are a total of 473 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 446 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School79%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All76%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School76%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Perry Meridian High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIndianaNational
Caucasian 65.6% 59.5% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 7.8% 6.5% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 13.6% 14.6% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.8% 13.6% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.8% 5.5% 4.4% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy61%0.3Indianapolis, IN
Perry Meridian Middle School57%0.3Indianapolis, IN
Douglas Macarthur Elementary School75%0.9Indianapolis, IN
Glenns Valley Elementary School67%1.6Indianapolis, IN
North Grove Elementary School77%2.0Greenwood, IN
Southport High School74%2.0Indianapolis, IN
Rosa Parks-edison Elementary81%2.1Indianapolis, IN
Winchester Village Elementary48%2.1Indianapolis, IN
Homecroft Elementary School63%2.2Indianapolis, IN
William Henry Burkhart Elementary67%2.6Indianapolis, IN
Pleasant Grove Elementary School76%2.7Greenwood, IN
Southport Elementary School67%2.7Southport, IN

Indianapolis demographics profile

StatisticIndianapolisIndianaNational
Population835,0976,542,411314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)2,31018191
Median age33.937.237.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Speak English87%92%79%
Speak Spanish8%5%13%

Education level achieved in Indianapolis

IndexIndianapolisIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade81.4%84.4%83.8%
Completed high school79.9%82.6%82.4%
Completed some college55.6%52.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.6%31.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.6%23.6%29.3%
Completed masters9.6%8.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.0%1.3%
Source: The Perry Meridian High School data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.