Salem High School

44 Geremonty Dr

Salem, NH 03079-3389

Tel: (603)893-7069
Grades 9-12
1,380 students
Salem High School serves 1,380 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NH average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 12%.
Salem High School operates within the Salem School District.
Salem School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NH state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1380 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,380 students
Salem High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Salem High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Salem High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Salem High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is equal to the state average of 0.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Salem High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Salem High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
5%
4%
Salem High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
1%
2%
Salem High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
92%
88%
Salem High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.15 0.15
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.
10%
23%
Salem High 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.
3%
5%
Salem High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Salem School District's student population of 3,907 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,622 in this district is less than the state average of $15,766. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,666 is less than the state average of $15,833. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District Name Salem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 3,907 631
Salem   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 87%
Salem   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $10 MM
Salem   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $57 MM $10 MM
Salem   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $12,622 $15,766
Salem   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $12,666 $15,833
Salem   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Methuen High School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodbury School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walter F. Haigh School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalemWoodbury School
    Grades: 6-8 | 917 students
    0.4 miles
    206 Main St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7055
    0.46-8917
  • SalemWalter F. Haigh School
    Grades: KG-5 | 185 students
    0.8 miles
    24 School St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7064
    0.8KG-5185
  • SalemWilliam E. Lancaster School
    Grades: KG-5 | 292 students
    1 miles
    54 Millville St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7059
    1KG-5292
  • SalemDr. L. F. Soule School
    Grades: KG-5 | 211 students
    1.4 miles
    173 South Policy St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7053
    1.4KG-5211
  • SalemMary A. Fisk Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 248 students
    1.5 miles
    14 Main St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7051
    1.5PK-5248

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Higher level children are not challenged to excel in Woodbury Middle School. Advanced classes are not offered due to claims of discrimination against lower level students.
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