Sault Area High School

  • Sault Area High School serves 753 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sault Area High School's student population of 753 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students753 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sault Area High School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sault Area High School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#931 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:118:1
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American Indian
37%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
62%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sault Area High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.480.28
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Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSault Ste. Marie Area s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sault Sainte Marie Sault Area Middle School
    Grades: 4-12 | 489 students
    0.2 miles
    684 Marquette Ave
    Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783
    (906)635-6604
    0.2 4-12 489
  • Sault Sainte Marie Lincoln School
    Grades: K-6 | 274 students
    0.4 miles
    810 East 5th Ave
    Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783
    (906)635-6626
    0.4 K-6 274
  • Sault Sainte Marie Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 523 students
    0.5 miles
    1301 Marquette Ave
    Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783
    (906)635-5055
    0.5 K-8 523
  • Sault Sainte Marie Lake Superior Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-3 | 38 students
    0.5 miles
    1801 Ashmun Street
    Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783
    (906)248-3847
    0.5 K-3 38
  • Sault Sainte Marie Washington Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 280 students
    1.0 miles
    1200 Ryan Ave
    Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783
    (906)635-6629
    1.0 K-5 280

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