Sugar-salem High School

  • Sugar-salem High School serves 502 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Sugar-salem High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to 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%.

Top Placements

Sugar-salem High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

  • Sugar-salem High School's student population of 502 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sugar-salem High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 656 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 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 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank
11%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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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
2%
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Diversity Score0.200.30
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Graduation Rate≥95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSugar-salem Joint School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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