Salina South Middle School

Salina South Middle School serves 804 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% 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 804 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 804 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 12:1 12:1
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
14%
17%
Black
6%
7%
White
72%
68%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.29
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%
39%
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.
16%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,685 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,358 is higher than the state average of $12,944. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,600 is less than the state average of $12,499. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Salina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 7,685 575
District Total Revenue $93 MM $7 MM
District Spending $81 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,358 $12,944
District Spending / Student $11,600 $12,499
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalinaStewart Elementary School
    2123 Roach
    SalinaKS 67401
    (785)309-4450
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 400 students                      
  • SalinaSalina High South
    730 East Magnolia Rd
    SalinaKS 67401
    (785)309-3700
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1106 students                      
  • SalinaHeusner Elementary School
    1300 Norton
    SalinaKS 67401
    (785)309-4200
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 443 students                      
  • SalinaCoronado Elementary School
    518 Neal St
    SalinaKS 67401
    (785)309-4100
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 385 students                      
  • SalinaSalina High Central
    650 East Crawford
    SalinaKS 67401
    (785)309-3500
    1.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1021 students                      

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