Salina South Middle School

Salina South Middle School serves 824 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Salina South Middle School operates within the Salina School District.

Overview

The student population of 824 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 824 students
Salina South Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Students by Grade Salina South Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
4%
2%
Hispanic
12%
16%
Black
5%
7%
White
73%
68%
All Ethnic Groups Salina South Middle School Sch Ethnicity Salina South Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.45 0.29
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.
41%
38%
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.
13%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,663 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Salina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 7,663 551
District Total Revenue $93 MM $7 MM
Salina School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $81 MM $7 MM
Salina School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,358 $12,944
Salina School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,600 $12,499
Salina School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Salina High South (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakewood Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stewart Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SalinaStewart Elementary School
    2123 Roach
    SalinaKS 67401
    (785)309-4450
    0.5 mi | 419 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SalinaSalina High South
    730 East Magnolia Rd
    SalinaKS 67401
    (785)309-3700
    0.8 mi | 1098 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SalinaHeusner Elementary School
    1300 Norton
    SalinaKS 67401
    (785)309-4200
    0.8 mi | 430 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SalinaCoronado Elementary School
    518 Neal St
    SalinaKS 67401
    (785)309-4100
    1.1 mi | 388 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SalinaSalina High Central
    650 East Crawford
    SalinaKS 67401
    (785)309-3500
    1.4 mi | 1048 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Salina, KS public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.38, which is higher than the Kansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Salina is Oakdale Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kansas or national school diversity statistics.