South Salem High School

1910 Church St Se,

Salem, OR, 97302-3018

Tel: (503)399-3252
Grades: 7-12

2,023 students

South Salem High School serves 2,023 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the OR average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 35%.
South Salem High School operates within the Salem-keizer 24j School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is higher than the OR state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2023 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 2,023 students
South Salem High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
South Salem High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Salem High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 20:1
South Salem High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
South Salem High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
2%
4%
South Salem High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
28%
21%
South Salem High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
3%
South Salem High School Black (1988-2012)
White
58%
65%
South Salem 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.
0.58 0.53
South 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.
46%
44%
South Salem High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
7%
South Salem High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,144 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 70% over five years.
School District Name Salem-keizer 24j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
3
Number of Students Managed 41,144 778
Salem-keizer   24j School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 82% 80%
Salem-keizer   24j School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $398 MM $9 MM
Salem-keizer   24j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $399 MM $9 MM
Salem-keizer   24j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,922 $11,034
Salem-keizer   24j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,949 $11,196
Salem-keizer   24j School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Salem High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Howard Street Charter (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mckinley Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Salem Howard Street Charter
    Charter School
    710 Howard St Se
    Salem , OR , 97302
    (503)399-3408
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Salem Mckinley Elementary School
    466 Mcgilchrist St Se
    Salem , OR , 97302
    (503)399-3167
    0.3  mi  |  326  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salem Bush Elementary School
    410 14th St Se
    Salem , OR , 97301
    (503)399-3134
    1.1  mi  |  277  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salem Candalaria Elementary School
    935 Hansen Ave South
    Salem , OR , 97302
    (503)399-3136
    1.1  mi  |  353  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salem Salem Heights Elementary School
    3495 Liberty Rd South
    Salem , OR , 97302
    (503)399-3187
    1.3  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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