High School Admission

Located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Meridian Technology Center serves students from 10 area high schools in our district, as well as adults. Whether college or career bound, students who attend Meridian gain experience through our hands-on programs.

Why Meridian?

  • 70+ career majors to choose from
  • Small classes, with hands-on learning
  • Use the skills you learn to go directly to work or to land a better job while in college
  • Real-world learning projects in every program
  • Free classes for district high school students
  • Earn college credit
  • Free transportation for district high school students
  • Meet friends from 10 area school districts
  • Self-paced programs
  • Leadership opportunities

High School Students

Meridian Technology Center accepts high school juniors and seniors to most of our career majors. The pre-engineering academy is open to students beginning their sophomore year.

Depending on your high school, you may earn 3 or 4 credits per year. Some of these credits count as electives, some count as academic credits. Your high school counselor can tell you more.

If you are a high school student in Meridian’s district and would like to enroll in Meridian Technology Center, please complete an enrollment form and turn it in to your high school counselor. Your counselor will send us your enrollment form along with your transcript, your attendance records and your assessment results. Depending on the time of the year, we will either interview you in person, at your high school or over the phone.

Get bonus points if you turn in your application by February 1. Apply early as some programs are very popular. We enroll students on a space-available basis until the start of classes in August for the fall semester and in January for the spring semester.

Meridian Technology Center’s district includes Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry and Stillwater.

Home School Students

Please follow the additional steps outlined below.

  • Enrollment

Submit completed current student enrollment form and follow all enrollment procedures as implemented for other applicants.

  • Residence/Tuition Requirement

The applicant must be a resident of the Meridian Technology District. No tuition is charged for secondary in-district students. Out-of-district students will be required to pay double tuition to attend Meridian Technology Center.

  • Age Requirement

Home school students must be sixteen years of age on or before August 1 in the year which they plan to attend Meridian Technology Center or fifteen if applying for Pre-Engineering.

  • Transcript or Course of Study Requirement

Provide a valid official transcript or provide a written high school curriculum outline for the course of study provided to the individual during the high school years.

  • Assessment Results Requirement

Provide results from a professionally administered standardized achievement test taken within one year of enrollment at Meridian Technology Center.  Applicants to Pre-Engineering must take the PLAN, ACT or COMPASS.  Please contact Anne Belanus, Career Development Specialist at 405-377-3333, ext.395 to schedule these assessments.

Examples of acceptable standardized tests include:

  • ACT
  • California Achievement Test, Fifth Edition (CAT/5)
  • Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills (CTBS)
  • Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)
  • Key Train
  • Metropolitan Achievement Tests (MAT 7)
  • PLAN
  • PSAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
  • Stanford Achievement Test (SAT)
  • Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
  • Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT)

  • Affidavit Requirements

A notarized affidavit that you are home schooled must be submitted before enrollment can be finalized. Meridian Technology Center has a notary available to assist you.

If a student is suspended from a public school for the remainder of a semester or school year, the student will not be allowed to enroll at Meridian Technology Center tuition free even if they are enrolled under home school student status.

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