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.
The 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 37% over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has declined by 18% 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 17:1 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 (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Salem High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
5%
4%
Salem High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
1%
2%
Salem High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
92%
88%
Salem High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Salem High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NH 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.
0.15 0.15
Salem High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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 (1988-2014)
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

The district's student population of 3,906 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,622 is less than the state average of $15,766. The district revenue/student has grown by 46% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,666 is less than the state average of $15,833. The district spending/student has grown by 47% over four years.
School District Name Salem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 3,906 640
Salem   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 87%
Salem   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $10 MM
Salem   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $57 MM $10 MM
Salem   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,622 $15,766
Salem   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,666 $15,833
Salem   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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
    0.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 917 students206 Main St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7055
    0.46-8917
  • SalemWalter F. Haigh School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 185 students24 School St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7064
    0.8KG-5185
  • SalemWilliam E. Lancaster School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 292 students54 Millville St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7059
    1KG-5292
  • SalemDr. L. F. Soule School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 211 students173 South Policy St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7053
    1.4KG-5211
  • SalemMary A. Fisk Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 248 students14 Main St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7051
    1.5PK-5248

School Reviews

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.
- Posted by Parent, 03/14/11

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