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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
West Salem High School is an above average, public school located in West Salem, WI. It has 497 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 47% in reading.

West Salem High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
Average ACT
26
81 responses
AP Enrollment
7%
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    B+
Median Household Income
$56,530
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$907
National
$949
Median Home Value
$180,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.3 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.3 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 7 responses
Report
  • Homecoming
    86%
  • Homecoming
    14%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
497
Free or Reduced Lunch
21%
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,165
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.8%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$12,856/ year
National
$12,239
60%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.10 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.10 responses
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West Salem High School is a wonderful place. As a transfer student junior year, West Salem provided a place for me to further develop my education and begin to thrive. The pace many teacher's have created in their classroom allowed me to develop a voice in the classroom that carried into my personal life. I feel as though the environment of West Salem High School promoted my personal and educational development. I do not regret transferring to West Salem. I am so thankful that I became a part of West Salem because it provided an environment in which I could prosper as a young adult.
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West Salem is an amazing school, and they gave me an opportunity to be a better person. I did not come from a good place and my life would not be the same without the West Salem Community. It has been an amazing experience.
West Salem High school is a great school! The majority of faculty and parents care about students' success. Also, there are many clubs and activities to be involved in. The overall atmosphere is good, but there is no diversity. Not only that, but there is little to no advanced classes. However, everything is pretty great!