Sault Area High School

  • Sault Area High School serves 780 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Sault Area High School operates within the Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District.
  • Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District's 89% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 780 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 780 students
Sault Area High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Sault Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Sault Area High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Sault Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 19:1
Sault Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Sault Area High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
Sault Area High School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Sault Area High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
n/a
18%
Sault Area High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
68%
Sault Area High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sault Area High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
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.
0.45 0.27
Sault Area High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
23%
41%
Sault Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
8%
6%
Sault Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District's student population of 2,315 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,375 in this district is less than the state average of $12,839. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,171 is less than the state average of $12,841. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,315 760
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 89% 82%
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $10 MM
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $23 MM $10 MM
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,375 $12,839
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,171 $12,841
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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