Siuslaw SD 97j School District

2111 Oak St
Florence, OR 97439-9618
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,196 students in Siuslaw SD 97j School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Oregon.
Public Schools in Siuslaw SD 97j School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Oregon public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Oregon public school average of 41% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (OR)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,290 Schools
# Students
1,196 Students
541,693 Students
# Teachers
84 Teachers
29,976 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Siuslaw SD 97j School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 152 school districts in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has decreased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (OR)
#116 out of 158 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Siuslaw SD 97j  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20-24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Siuslaw SD 97j  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
35-39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Siuslaw SD 97j  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
65-69%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Siuslaw SD 97j  School District and public school graduation rate of OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.36
0.58
# American Indian Students
21 Students
6,329 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
10 Students
21,616 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
87 Students
135,481 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
25%
# Black Students
8 Students
12,442 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
948 Students
321,578 Students
% White Students
79%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
4,391 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
107 Students
38,154 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
72
37,450
# Students in 1st Grade:
77
38,060
# Students in 2nd Grade:
94
39,773
# Students in 3rd Grade:
86
39,820
# Students in 4th Grade:
76
40,227
# Students in 5th Grade:
83
40,835
# Students in 6th Grade:
90
41,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
79
42,901
# Students in 8th Grade:
130
44,933
# Students in 9th Grade:
115
45,499
# Students in 10th Grade:
113
44,466
# Students in 11th Grade:
87
42,289
# Students in 12th Grade:
94
42,909
# Ungraded Students:
-
837

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,674 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,279. The school district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,287 is less than the state median of $19,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OR)
Total Revenue
$21 MM
$9,902 MM
This chart display total revenue of Siuslaw SD 97j  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$21 MM
$10,468 MM
This chart display total spending of Siuslaw SD 97j  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,674
$18,279
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Siuslaw SD 97j  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,287
$19,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Siuslaw SD 97j  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Siuslaw SD 97j School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Siuslaw High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2975 Oak St
Florence, OR 97439
(541) 997-3448
Grades: 9-12
| 409 students
Rank: #22.
Siuslaw Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2221 Oak St
Florence, OR 97439
(541) 997-2514
Grades: K-5
| 488 students
Rank: #33.
Siuslaw Middle School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2525 Oak St
Florence, OR 97439
(541) 997-8241
Grades: 6-8
| 299 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Siuslaw SD 97j School District?
Siuslaw SD 97j School District manages 3 public schools serving 1,196 students.
What is the rank of Siuslaw SD 97j School District?
Siuslaw SD 97j School District is ranked #110 out of 152 school districts in Oregon (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Siuslaw SD 97j School District?
79% of Siuslaw SD 97j School District students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Siuslaw SD 97j School District?
Siuslaw SD 97j School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Oregon state average of 18:1.
What is Siuslaw SD 97j School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,287 is less than the state median of $19,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 19% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50% in OR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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