Salem Elementary School

Salem Elementary School serves 429 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Salem Elementary School operates within the Salem School District.

School Overview

The student population of 429 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 429 students
Salem Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Salem Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Salem Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Salem Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Salem Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
6%
11%
Salem Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
90%
63%
Salem Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Salem Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Salem Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.19 0.31
Salem Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2014)
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.
52%
52%
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.
14%
10%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 796 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,459 is less than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,109 is less than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name Salem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 796 953
Salem   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $10 MM
Salem   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $8 MM $10 MM
Salem   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,459 $10,220
Salem   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,109 $10,673
Salem   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Salem High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Highland Middle School (18 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Viola Elementary School (9.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalemSalem High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 367 students313 Hwy 62 East
    SalemAR 72576
    (870)895-3293
    07-12367
  • ViolaViola Elementary School
    9.1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 217 students314 Longhorn Dr
    ViolaAR 72583
    (870)458-2511
    9.1KG-6217
  • ViolaViola High School
    9.1 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 196 students314 Longhorn Dr
    ViolaAR 72583
    (870)458-2213
    9.17-12196
  • Violet HillIzard Co. Cons. Elementary School
    14.6 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 219 studentsHwy 56 West
    Violet HillAR 72584
    (870)322-7229
    14.6PK-4219
  • HardyCherokee Elementary School
    17.5 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 602 studentsHwy 175 Spur
    HardyAR 72542
    (870)257-3118
    17.5KG-4602

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