Salem Elementary School

Salem Elementary School serves 113 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Salem Elementary School operates within the Mount Pleasant Community School District.

School Overview

The student population of 113 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 113 students
Salem Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Salem Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Salem Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Salem Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Salem Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.02 0.22
Salem Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
34%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Mount Pleasant Community School District's student population of 2,017 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,575 in this district is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,573 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Mount Pleasant Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 2,017 670
Mount Pleasant Community   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $7 MM
Mount Pleasant Community   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $20 MM $7 MM
Mount Pleasant Community   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,575 $11,259
Mount Pleasant Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,573 $11,298
Mount Pleasant Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Mount Pleasant High School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mount Pleasant Middle School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (8.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount PleasantMount Pleasant High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 637 students
    7.4 miles
    2104 South Grand Ave
    Mount PleasantIA 52641
    (319)385-7700
    7.49-12637
  • Mount PleasantLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 286 students
    8.4 miles
    501 South Corkhill
    Mount PleasantIA 52641
    (319)385-7765
    8.4KG-5286
  • Mount PleasantWisdomquest Education CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 32 students
    8.7 miles
    400 East Madison St
    Mount PleasantIA 52641
    (319)385-7709
    8.79-1232
  • Mount PleasantMount Pleasant Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 474 students
    8.8 miles
    414 North Adams
    Mount PleasantIA 52641
    (319)385-7730
    8.86-8474
  • Mount PleasantVan Allen Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
    8.9 miles
    801 East Henry
    Mount PleasantIA 52641
    (319)385-7771
    8.9PK-5272

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