Salina South Middle School

  • Salina South Middle School serves 811 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 35%.

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Salina South Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Salina South Middle School's student population of 811 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students811 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salina South Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salina South Middle School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#812 out of 1,268 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salina South Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salina South Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Salina South Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
25%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Salina South Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Salina South Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
62%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Salina South Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salina South Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.550.31
This chart display the diversity score of Salina South Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salina South Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalina School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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