Kent-Meridian High School Test Scores

Test Scores

Subject Proficiency Testing

Student exit exams receive grades among multiple proficiency levels established by the state. These figures display how the school as a whole performed in different subjects.

Discipline School District State
Algebra 2.0 2.2 2.4
Reading 2.9 3.2 3.0

Reading Proficiency Distribution

Reading proficiency is determined by student results on the school's High School Proficiency Exams test.

Total Students Tested 495
Below Basic 14%
Basic 15%
Proficient 23%
Advanced 45%

Algebra Proficiency Distribution

Algebra proficiency is determined by student results on the school's High School Proficiency Exams test.

Total Students Tested 336
Below Basic 37%
Basic 32%
Proficient 25%
Advanced 6%

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 70.0
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index -3.4

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 41.6
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 61.1
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -19.5
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students -8.6

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 11.5
Exam Used for Index IB

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 1%
Participant Passing Rate 60%
Exams Per Test Taker 2.8
Exam Pass Rate 64%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 1%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 3.0

International Baccalaureate (IB) Student Performance

Students can receive college credit for successful completion of IB certificate exams. This information displays how the school's students participated and performed on IB exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 12%
Participant Passing Rate 91%
Exams Per Test Taker 3.5
Exam Pass Rate 64%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 11%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 2.5
IB Diploma Per Test Taker 12.5%
IB Diploma Per Grade 12 Enrollment 1.5%

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Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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