US NEWS REPORT: Saline High School Ranks 8th in Michigan, 508th in US

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 05/09/2018 - 15:36

Saline High School is the eighth best high school in Michigan and 508th best in the nation in the recently released US News & World Report rankings.

Saline ranked fourth among traditional Michigan public high schools, behind Rochester Adams, Troy and Frankenmuth. Washtenaw International High School was the highest ranking school in the county, ranking third in the state and 41st in the nation.

Saline ranked well above the state average in subject proficiency.











Compared to the state average, Saline High School’s “underserved students” perform well on tests. Underserved students include black, Hispanic and economically disadvantaged students. The gap between Saline’s underserved students and state’s underserved students is 27.2 percent. At Pioneer for example, the gap is less pronounced, at 9.7 percent.

Still, Saline’s underserved students are behind non-underserved students – with a 26.8 percent gap on test scores. At Pioneer, for example, the gap is more pronounced, at 43.9 percent.

Saline’s state test performance index was 80.7 – about 12.2 higher than expected for a community of Saline’s affluence.

In terms of college readiness, Saline was one of the higher ranking schools at Michigan, scoring 57.5 out of 100, using the advanced placement exam scores.

61 percent of Saline students participated in AP exams, and 93 percent of the participants passed at least one AP test.




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