West Salem High School



West Salem High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West 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
9 446
10 494
11 432
12 398

West Salem High School is a public high school of the Salem-Keizer School District 24j located in Salem, OR. It has 1,770 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Salem High School is the 21st largest public high school in Oregon and the 2,316th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,770
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,316th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Oregon: 21st out of 328
Student/Teacher Rank in Oregon: 234th out of 326
Full Time Teacher Rank in Oregon: 24th out of 326

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West Salem High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 937
(53%)
6,321
(52%)
 Female 833
(47%)
5,891
(48%)

West Salem High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,214
(69%)
6,305
(52%)
 Hispanic 330
(19%)
4,420
(36%)
 Two or More 99
(6%)
601
(5%)
 Asian 47
(3%)
329
(3%)
 American Indian 31
(2%)
164
(1%)
 Black 29
(2%)
145
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 20
(1%)
248
(2%)

West Salem High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,094
(62%)
4,967
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(30%)
6,246
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 146
(8%)
999
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Salem High School is ranked 29th out of 278 ranked schools in Oregon, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Salem High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 46.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

West Salem High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1467
2006 1510
2007 1542
2008 1587
2009 1611
2010 1744
2011 1722
2012 1735
2013 1676
2014 1732
2015 1770

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.9
2006 19.4
2007 19.3
2008 19.6
2009 20.1
2010 22
2011 25
2012 24.1
2013 24.6
2014 24.5
2015 23

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23926380368098
2006 0.24834437086093
2007 0.28469520103761
2008 0.40327662255829
2009 0.42458100558659
2010 0.38016055045872
2011 0.3855981416957
2012 0.37348703170029
2013 0.38961813842482
2014 0.37471131639723
2015 0.3819209039548

Compare West Salem High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,967.9% 19.7:1
 
2,300.0% 23.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.2%
 
State Average 46.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Salem High School
Salem, OR
Public 09 - 12 1,770 23:1  
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Salem, OR
Public KG - 12 112 5.9:1 4 miles
South Salem High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,037 24.2:1 4 miles
North Salem High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,852 23.1:1 4 miles
Sprague High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,702 24.6:1 5 miles
Robert S Farrell High School
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Public 06 - 12 106 29.8:1 6 miles
Blanchet Catholic School
Salem, OR
Private 06 - 12 371 15:1 6 miles
Salem Academy
Salem, OR
Private PK - 12 724 13:1 6 miles
Early College High School
Salem, OR
Public 09 - 12 207 13.5:1 6 miles
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