South Salem High School



South Salem High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Salem High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 483
10 475
11 478
12 444

South Salem High School is a public high school of the Salem-Keizer School District 24j located in Salem, OR. It has 1,880 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Salem High School is the 15th largest public high school in Oregon and the 1,947th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,880
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 77.98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,947th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Oregon: 15th out of 328
Student/Teacher Rank in Oregon: 265th out of 326
Full Time Teacher Rank in Oregon: 22nd out of 326

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South Salem High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 947
(50%)
5,891
(48%)
 Male 933
(50%)
6,321
(52%)

South Salem High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,095
(58%)
6,305
(52%)
 Hispanic 520
(28%)
4,420
(36%)
 Two or More 112
(6%)
601
(5%)
 Asian 71
(4%)
329
(3%)
 Black 33
(2%)
145
(1%)
 American Indian 28
(1%)
164
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 21
(1%)
248
(2%)

South Salem High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 916
(49%)
4,967
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 846
(45%)
6,246
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 118
(6%)
999
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Salem High School is ranked 11th out of 278 ranked schools in Oregon, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Salem High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

South Salem High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1826
2006 1781
2007 1720
2008 1710
2009 1859
2010 1971
2011 2023
2012 1951
2013 1949
2014 1904
2015 1880

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.8
2006 17.7
2007 18.8
2008 19.3
2009 22.3
2010 24.9
2011 26.7
2012 25.9
2013 26
2014 24.4
2015 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37294633077766
2006 0.39135317237507
2007 0.39651162790698
2008 0.58538011695906
2009 0.52824098977945
2010 0.50329781836631
2011 0.52100840336134
2012 0.55304971809329
2013 0.51462288353002
2014 0.50367647058824
2015 0.51276595744681

Compare South Salem High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,967.9% 19.7:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Salem High School
Salem, OR
Public 09 - 12 1,880 24.1:1  
North Salem High School
Salem, OR
Public 09 - 12 1,852 23.1:1 2 miles
Roberts High School
Salem, OR
Public 07 - 12 447 12.7:1 3 miles
Robert S Farrell High School
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Public 06 - 12 106 29.8:1 3 miles
Blanchet Catholic School
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Private 06 - 12 371 15:1 4 miles
Mckay High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,317 23.9:1 4 miles
Salem Academy
Salem, OR
Private PK - 12 724 13:1 4 miles
Oregon School for the Deaf
Salem, OR
Public KG - 12 112 5.9:1 4 miles
West Salem High School
Salem, OR
Public 09 - 12 1,770 23:1 4 miles
Sprague High School
Salem, OR
Public 09 - 12 1,702 24.6:1 4 miles
Abiqua School
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Private PK - 11 167 9:1 5 miles
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