Quick Facts

ADDRESS:
Meridian High School
2320 32nd Street
Meridian, MS 39305
Office: (601) 482-3191                  Fax: (601) 483-5502

ADMINISTRATION:
Mr. Victor Hubbard, Principal

Mrs. Felicia Ruffin, Assistant Principal

Mr. Rufus Wright, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Shevonda Truman, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Shirley Mosley, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Shernise Wilson, Assistant Principal

Mr. Rob Smith, Director: Ross Collins
Mrs. Mary Swindell, Assistant Director: Ross Collins

THE SCHOOL:
Public, grades 9-12, approximately 1700 students

MASCOT:
Wildcat

SCHOOL COLORS:
Royal Blue and White

CALENDAR:
Two semesters, early August to late May. Days for students 180.

SCHEDULE: 
7 Periods

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.

CREDIT INFORMATION:
Graduation Requirements: 24 Carnegie Units required, Must pass statewide subject area tests in U.S. History, Algebra I, Biology I, and English II.

ACADEMIC PROGRESS:
Report cards issued each nine weeks. Progress reports issued at midpoint in each grading period.

ACT/CEEB CODE:
251-915

OTHER FEATURES:
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. Katie Bragg is in charge of the Career Center and can help students find great scholarship programs.

Staffed-after school learning assistance program using A+ software.

PUBLICATIONS:
Yearbook, Meridian High School Web page, literary publications through Meridian Community College, student handbook, student curriculum guide, student discipline handbook.

TESTS ADMINISTERED:
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.

GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT:
Mrs. Mia McDonald
Mr. Tyrone Neal
Mrs. Tiffany Roberts, Testing Coordinator

REGISTRAR: Mrs. Angela Turner