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- Clubs & ActivitiesB
- Health & SafetyB+
- Resources & FacilitiesB
West Salem School District is a highly rated, public school district located in West Salem, WI. It has 1,797 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 48% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.
West Salem School District Rankings
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West Salem School District Reviews
I moved to the school district in eighth grade. I y welcomed by the staff and students there when I moved there. They have Apple Mac books for high school students, and iPads for middle and elementary school students. The high school is very involved in the arts and athletics, with great volleyball, gymnastics, and basketball programs. They offer an ILA (Independent Learning Academy) program where you can advance your learning during your freshman year of school. They focus a lot on college and career readiness and planning for each student’ future. There is definitely a great sense of welcome and friendliness when you come to the district.
West Salem is a very unique school district. Teachers really get to know their students, which makes the classroom environment much more relaxed and fun. Their STEM programs are amazing, as are the literature classes. There are many opportunities for students who want to accelerate their learning and they even offer to pay for college courses if a student has exhausted all other classes the school offers on the student's subject of interest. Homecoming week is so fun and never fails to keep everyone smiling. There are many resources for LGBTQ and minority students, as well.
West Salem school district is overall very welcoming. I have been through nearly my whole education in this district, and I am very thankful I had the opportunity to be a Panther. The school spirit at West Salem is immense and unlike any other. Homecoming Fridays are a no class day where the whole school is in the gym rallying for the big game. The academics provided me the knowledge to go to my dream college and even earn college credit while at high school.