Salem High School

Salem High School serves 1,078 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Salem High School operates within the Salem School District.
Salem School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 1078 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,078 students
Salem High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Salem High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
Salem High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Salem High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 14:1
Salem High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Salem High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
37%
17%
Salem High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
5%
9%
Salem High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
51%
65%
Salem High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Salem High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.60 0.54
Salem High 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.
53%
34%
Salem High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
5%
5%
Salem High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Salem School District's student population of 4,336 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 66% over five years.
The revenue/student of $20,766 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Salem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 4,336 1,326
Salem School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 85%
Salem School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $93 MM n/a
Salem School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $77 MM n/a
Salem School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $20,766 n/a
Salem School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $17,091 n/a
Salem School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Salem Community Charter School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Collins Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nathaniel Bowditch Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalemNathaniel Bowditch Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 569 students
    0.1 miles
    79 Willson St
    SalemMA 01970
    (978)740-1290
    0.1KG-8569
  • SalemCollins Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 618 students
    0.6 miles
    29 Highland Ave
    SalemMA 01970
    (978)740-1191
    0.66-8618
  • SalemSalem Community Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 43 students
    0.6 miles
    1 Museum Place Mall
    SalemMA 01970
    (978)825-3470
    0.69-1243
  • SalemWitchcraft Heights Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 493 students
    0.8 miles
    1 Frederick St
    SalemMA 01970
    (978)740-1271
    0.8KG-5493
  • PeabodyBallard School
    Grades: PK | 99 students
    0.9 miles
    22 Richard St
    PeabodyMA 01960
    (781)231-5021
    0.9PK99

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