Sault Area High School

Tel: (906)635-6605
Grades: 9-12

865 students

Sault Area High School serves 865 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Sault Area High School operates within the Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 865 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 865 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 23:1 18:1
American Indian
33%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Black
2%
22%
White
64%
66%
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.
0.49 0.26
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.
25%
44%
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.
5%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,757 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,757 822
Graduation Rate 91% 82%
District Total Revenue $24 MM $11 MM
District Spending $24 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,428 $11,537
District Spending / Student $9,659 $11,612
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Sault Sainte MarieSault Area Middle School
    Magnet School
    684 Marquette Ave
    Sault Sainte MarieMI 49783
    (906)635-6604
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | 564 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Sault Sainte MarieLincoln School
    Magnet School
    810 East 5th Ave
    Sault Sainte MarieMI 49783
    (906)635-6626
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | 278 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Sault Sainte MarieJkl Bahweting Anishnabe School
    1301 Marquette Ave
    Sault Sainte MarieMI 49783
    (906)635-5055
    0.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Sault Sainte MarieHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe Academy
    Charter School
    1301 Marquette Ave
    Sault Sainte MarieMI 49783
    (906)635-5055
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 474 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Sault Sainte MarieWashington Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1200 Ryan Ave
    Sault Sainte MarieMI 49783
    (906)635-6629
    Magnet School

    1 mi | 314 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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