West Salem High School

  • West Salem High School serves 1,810 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 41%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Salem High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 20:1.

Top Placements

West Salem High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

School Overview

  • West Salem High School's student population of 1,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,810 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Salem High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,200 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Salem High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank#179 out of 1200 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:120:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
23%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
67%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.470.56
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Graduation Rate
92%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem-Keizer 24j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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