South Salem High School

South Salem High School serves 1,949 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the OR average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
South Salem High School operates within the Salem-keizer 24j School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the OR state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 1949 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,949 students
South Salem High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Salem High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
South Salem High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Salem High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 19:1 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 22:1
South Salem High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
2%
South Salem High School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
South Salem High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
29%
22%
South Salem High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
2%
South Salem High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
59%
64%
South Salem High School White Students (1988-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
South Salem High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
6%
5%
South Salem High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 (1988-2014)
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 (1988-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,565 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,096 is less than the state average of $10,566. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,688 is higher than the state average of $10,394. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Salem-keizer 24j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
65
3
Number of Students Managed 40,565 795
Salem-keizer   24j School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 80%
Salem-keizer   24j School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $406 MM $9 MM
Salem-keizer   24j School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $430 MM $9 MM
Salem-keizer   24j School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,096 $10,566
Salem-keizer   24j School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,688 $10,394
Salem-keizer   24j School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Wake Robin School (1.7 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
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 159 students710 Howard St Se
    SalemOR 97302
    (503)399-3408
    0.16-8159
  • SalemMckinley Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 314 students466 Mcgilchrist St Se
    SalemOR 97302
    (503)399-3167
    0.3KG-5314
  • SalemBush Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 316 students410 14th St Se
    SalemOR 97301
    (503)399-3134
    1.1KG-5316
  • SalemCandalaria Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 343 students935 Hansen Ave South
    SalemOR 97302
    (503)399-3136
    1.1KG-5343
  • SalemMorningside Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 376 students3513 12th St Se
    SalemOR 97302
    (503)399-3173
    1.3KG-5376

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