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 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority American Indian), 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 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students780 students
Sault Area High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sault Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Sault Area High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradeSault Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
Sault Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
American Indian
33%
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
67%
68%
Sault Area High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.450.50
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 (1989-2015)
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 (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District's student population of 2,315 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 77% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,509 in this district is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,433 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSault Ste. Marie Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed2,315760
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate89%82%
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$24 MM$11 MM
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$23 MM$11 MM
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,509$11,681
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,433$11,849
Sault Ste. Marie Area s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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