Public, grades 9-12, approximately 1700 students
Royal Blue and White
Two semesters, early August to late May. Days for students 180.
ACCREDITATIONS & AFFILIATIONS:
Southern Association of Colleges & Schools
High Schools That Work
Southern Regional Education Board
U.S. Department of Education - National School of Excellence, 1985
Redbook Magazine - "One of the Best High Schools in America", 1992.
Graduation Requirements: 24 Carnegie Units required, Must pass statewide subject area tests in U.S. History, Algebra I, Biology I, and English II.
Report cards issued each nine weeks. Progress reports issued at midpoint in each grading period.
Meridian High houses over 250 computers, all with Internet access. This includes 9 fully equipped classroom/labs with approximately 24 computers each as well as a computer in each classroom for teacher/student research use. There is a video interactive classroom used for distance learning and video production.
Staffed-after school learning assistance program using A+ software.
Yearbook, Meridian High School Web page, literary publications through Meridian Community College, student handbook, student curriculum guide, student discipline handbook.
ACT, PSAT/MSQT, PLAN, Work Keys, TABE, Subject area tests in United States History, Algebra I, Biology I, English II, as well as nine-weeks district tests in some areas.