Top 10 Best 97302 Oregon Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 7,458 students in 97302, OR (there are 7 private schools, serving 609 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in 97302, OR are educated in public schools (compared to the OR state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in 97302, OR are Morningside Elementary School, Wright Elementary School and Candalaria Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 97302 have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Oregon public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in 97302, OR have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Oregon public schools.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Oregon public school average of 41% (majority Hispanic).

Best 97302, OR Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Morningside Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3513 12th St Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3173
Grades: K-5
| 280 students
Rank: #22.
Wright Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4060 Lone Oak Rd Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3198
Grades: K-5
| 370 students
Rank: #33.
Candalaria Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
935 Hansen Ave S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3136
Grades: K-5
| 299 students
Rank: #44.
Schirle Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4875 Justice Way S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3277
Grades: K-5
| 296 students
Rank: #55.
Judson Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4512 Jones Rd S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3201
Grades: 6-8
| 855 students
Rank: #66.
Mckinley Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
466 Mcgilchrist St Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3167
Grades: K-5
| 305 students
Rank: #77.
Salem Heights Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3495 Liberty Rd S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3187
Grades: K-5
| 273 students
Rank: #88.
Leslie Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3850 Pringle Rd Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3206
Grades: 6-8
| 755 students
Rank: #99.
Sprague High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2373 Kuebler Blvd S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3261
Grades: 9-12
| 1,821 students
Rank: #1010.
South Salem High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1910 Church St Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3252
Grades: 9-12
| 2,204 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 97302 Oregon

97302, Oregon Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1515 Saginaw St S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3130
Grades: K-2
| 26 students
2450 Strong Rd Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 986-0443
Grades: 6-12
| 113 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 97302, OR?
The top ranked public schools in 97302, OR include Morningside Elementary School, Wright Elementary School and Candalaria Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in 97302, OR?
10 public schools are located in 97302, OR.
What percentage of students in 97302, OR go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in 97302, OR are educated in public schools (compared to the OR state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in 97302, OR?
97302, OR public schools minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Oregon public schools average of 41% (majority Hispanic).

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