Sugar-salem High School

  • Sugar-salem High School serves 532 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Sugar-salem High School's student population of 532 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students532 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sugar-salem High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sugar-salem High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#98 out of 656 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
89%
76%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.200.39
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Graduation Rate≥95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSUGAR-SALEM JOINT DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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