History

We provide customized education and training services for individuals, industries and communities.

Meridian had its beginning as Indian Meridian Area Vocational-Technical School in July 1973. In August of 1975, classes began with 13 daytime programs and staff of approximately 30. In 1994, the school was renamed Meridian Technology Center. In addition to serving high school students and adults in through full-time Career Training Majors, short-term Professional and Personal Interest courses served 1,635 students in the first year. The facility, located on 70 acres west of Stillwater, Oklahoma, began with 92,000 square feet and now encompasses more than 200,000 square feet.

The school has grown to more than 70 Career Training Majors and with nearly 800 students enrolled in this area alone. Over the course of the year, more than 11,000 individuals will set foot in Meridian to take one of our classes, including our customized business and industry training.

Meridian Technology Center is part of a network of 29 career technology centers across the state. Since 1975, Meridian has been training individuals for success in the workplace. A wide variety of course offerings make career education possible for students from all walks of life: Career Training, Professional and Personal Interest, Online Classes and Business Solutions.

The Meridian Technology Center district covers parts of Lincoln, Logan, Noble, Pawnee and Payne counties, encompassing more than 900 square miles. The district includes residents in communities served by the following school districts: Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry and Stillwater.

"I want a life as a forensic anthropologist."
- Savannah Jenkins,
Biotechnology