South Salem High School

South Salem High School serves 1,951 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the OR average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% 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 1951 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 1,951 students
South Salem High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
South Salem High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Salem High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 20:1
South Salem High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
2%
South Salem High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
2%
4%
South Salem High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
29%
21%
South Salem High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
3%
South Salem High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
59%
65%
South Salem High School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
South Salem High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
6%
5%
South Salem High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Salem High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.57 0.37
South Salem High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
48%
44%
South Salem High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
7%
South Salem High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,622 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,895 is less than the state average of $11,034. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,922 is less than the state average of $11,196. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Salem-keizer 24j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
3
Number of Students Managed 41,622 751
Salem-keizer   24j School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $399 MM $9 MM
Salem-keizer   24j School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,895 $11,034
Salem-keizer   24j School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,922 $11,196
Salem-keizer   24j School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • SalemHoward Street Charter
    Charter School
    710 Howard St Se
    SalemOR 97302
    (503)399-3408
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 163 students                      
  • SalemMckinley Elementary School
    466 Mcgilchrist St Se
    SalemOR 97302
    (503)399-3167
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 316 students                      
  • SalemBush Elementary School
    410 14th St Se
    SalemOR 97301
    (503)399-3134
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 307 students                      
  • SalemCandalaria Elementary School
    935 Hansen Ave South
    SalemOR 97302
    (503)399-3136
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 338 students                      
  • SalemSalem Heights Elementary School
    3495 Liberty Rd South
    SalemOR 97302
    (503)399-3187
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 272 students                      

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