Sault Area High School

Sault Area High School serves 841 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Sault Area High School operates within the Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 841 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 841 students
Sault Area High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sault Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Sault Area High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Sault Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 19:1
Sault Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.27
Sault Area High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
43%
Sault Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Sault Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,471 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,606 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,529 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,471 784
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 89% 82%
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $11 MM
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $23 MM $11 MM
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,606 $11,681
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,529 $11,849
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Malcolm High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sault Area Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sault Sainte MarieSault Area Middle School
    Magnet School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 4-8 | 544 students684 Marquette Ave
    Sault Sainte MarieMI 49783
    (906)635-6604
    0.24-8544
  • Sault Sainte MarieLincoln School
    Magnet School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 288 students810 East 5th Ave
    Sault Sainte MarieMI 49783
    (906)635-6626
    0.4PK-5288
  • Sault Sainte MarieJkl Bahweting Anishnabe School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-81301 Marquette Ave
    Sault Sainte MarieMI 49783
    (906)635-5055
    0.5KG-8n/a
  • Sault Sainte Marie Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe Academy
    Charter School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 461 students1301 Marquette Ave
    Sault Sainte MarieMI 49783
    (906)635-5055
    0.5KG-8461
  • Sault Sainte MarieWashington Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 319 students1200 Ryan Ave
    Sault Sainte MarieMI 49783
    (906)635-6629
    1PK-5319

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