South Salem High School

  • South Salem High School serves 1,904 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the OR average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • South Salem High School operates within the Salem-keizer 24j School District.
  • Salem-keizer 24j School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the OR state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1904 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,904 students
South Salem High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %South Salem High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
South Salem High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSouth Salem High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:121:1
South Salem High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
1%
2%
South Salem High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
3%
4%
South Salem High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
31%
22%
South Salem High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
2%
South Salem High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
57%
64%
South Salem High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
South Salem High School Hawaiian Students (2011-2015)
Two or more races
6%
5%
South Salem High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth Salem High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownOR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.580.54
South Salem 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.
45%
44%
South Salem High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
5%
7%
South Salem High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Salem-keizer 24j School District's student population of 40,585 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 70% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,070 in this district is less than the state average of $10,566. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,662 is higher than the state average of $10,394. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSalem-keizer 24j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
65
3
Number of Students Managed40,585759
Salem-keizer 24j School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate77%80%
Salem-keizer 24j School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$406 MM$9 MM
Salem-keizer 24j School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$430 MM$9 MM
Salem-keizer 24j School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,070$10,566
Salem-keizer 24j School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,662$10,394
Salem-keizer 24j School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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