District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in West Salem School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in West Salem School District

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Parent / Guardian
October 01, 2020
Not good, they look great on paper but beware of practice
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
March 12, 2013
This is my first year in West Salem Middle School, as a sixth grader, and the teachers are great! They help you whenever you need, and if you have an academic question, they are sure to take time out... More
Current student
October 22, 2011
West Salem is an amazing school. The teachers do a great job at helping you. Also, everyone here is friends. I see bullying, but it's becoming more rare. We have an amazing athletics department &... More
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