Sault Area High School

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

897 students

Sault Area High School serves 897 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 33%.
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 897 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 897 students
Sault Area High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Sault Area High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Sault Area High School 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 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.87. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 18:1
Sault Area High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
31%
1%
Sault Area High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
3%
Sault Area High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Sault Area High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
1%
22%
Sault Area High School Black (1990-2012)
White
63%
67%
Sault Area High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.51 0.87
Sault Area 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.
29%
44%
Sault Area 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.
5%
6%
Sault Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,764 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 2,764 823
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 82%
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM n/a
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM n/a
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,428 $0
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,659 $0
Sault Ste. Marie Area 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 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 Marie Sault Area Middle School
    Magnet School
    684 Marquette Ave
    Sault Sainte Marie , MI , 49783
    (906)635-6604
    Magnet School
    0.2  mi  |  532  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sault Sainte Marie Lincoln School
    Magnet School
    810 East 5th Ave
    Sault Sainte Marie , MI , 49783
    (906)635-6626
    Magnet School
    0.4  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sault Ste Marie Jkl Bahweting Anishnabe School
    1301 Marquette Ave
    Sault Ste Marie , MI , 49783
    (906)635-5055
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Sault Sainte Marie Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe Academy
    Charter School
    1301 Marquette Ave
    Sault Sainte Marie , MI , 49783
    (906)635-5055
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  452  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Sault Sainte Marie Washington Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1200 Ryan Ave
    Sault Sainte Marie , MI , 49783
    (906)635-6629
    Magnet School
    1  mi  |  314  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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