Meridian High School works to educate a diverse student body. To
better serve each academic group, MHS has three diploma options:
the Basic Diploma, the Standard Diploma, and the Scholars Diploma.
The Basic Diploma is awarded to students who meet the minimum state
requirements for graduation. The Standard Diploma is awarded to
students who take an average course of study. The Scholars Diploma
is awarded to students who take an above-average course of study,
including Advanced Placement and Honors classes.
The Meridian High School Program of Study is designed to provide
all students a wide variety of challenging courses in all
curricular areas. Schools must prepare students to succeeed
in the global economy of the 21st century. Students must
acuiqre academic knowledge, technical skills, problem solving
abilities, and teamwork techniques. The Program of Study
provides the opportunity for students to prepare for post-secondary
education or to apply their skills in the workplace. Students
select among courese appropriate for thier career plans.
Career guidance and counseling is provided to all students to
assist them in selecting courses that will prepare them for future