Salem High School

46181 Joy Rd

Canton, MI 48187-1316

Tel: (734)416-2800
Grades: 9-12

2,043 students

Salem High School serves 2,043 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Salem High School operates within the Plymouth-canton Community s School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 2043 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,043 students
Salem High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Salem High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Salem High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Salem High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
11%
3%
Salem High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Salem High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
10%
22%
Salem High School Black (1988-2012)
White
72%
67%
Salem High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Salem High School Sch Ethnicity Salem High 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.
0.46 0.26
Salem High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
10%
44%
Salem High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
2%
6%
Salem High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,831 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Plymouth-canton Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
3
Number of Students Managed 18,831 930
Plymouth-canton Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 94% 82%
Plymouth-canton Community s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $191 MM $11 MM
Plymouth-canton Community s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $199 MM $11 MM
Plymouth-canton Community s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,925 $11,537
Plymouth-canton Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,349 $11,612
Plymouth-canton Community s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Canton High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pioneer Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Isbister Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CantonCanton High School
    8415 North Canton Center Rd
    CantonMI 48187
    (734)416-2850
    0.4 mi | 2072 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PlymouthPioneer Middle School
    46081 Ann Arbor Rd West
    PlymouthMI 48170
    (734)416-2770
    0.5 mi | 911 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PlymouthIsbister Elementary School
    9300 North Canton Center Rd
    PlymouthMI 48170
    (734)416-6050
    0.5 mi | 494 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CantonPlymouth High School
    8400 North Beck Rd
    CantonMI 48187
    (734)582-5500
    0.7 mi | 2061 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CantonGallimore Elementary School
    8375 North Sheldon Rd
    CantonMI 48187
    (734)416-3150
    0.9 mi | 399 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Canton, MI 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 0.17, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Canton is Belle Stone Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.