Skip To Main Content

Parent/Student Handbook

First page of the PDF file: West-Parent-Student-HB


Welcome back or welcome to West Salem High School!

West Salem High School is known for excellence in academics, athletics, and the performing arts programs. This is an outcome of outstanding rigorous, relevant and supportive instruction facilitated by highly relationship staff committed to supporting the whole student. We encourage and invite you to partner with us in making our school-community one where every person feels valued, loved, worthy and embraced for who they are.

I’m looking forward to the opportunity to meet you soon. 

With appreciation,
Carlos Ruiz Bilingual Principal

About the Parent/Student Handbook

The information presented in this handbook is intended to provide students, families, and community members with the policies and procedures of the Salem-Keizer School District and West Salem High School. Please take the time to review the contents of the handbook. It is full of information that will hopefully answer many of the questions you may have. Students are responsible for knowing the contents of this handbook as it will be used by staff members as a guide to next steps when policies are not followed.