Salem Elementary School

412 East Jackson St

Salem, IA 52649

Tel: (319)258-7799
Grades: KG-5

120 students

Salem Elementary School serves 120 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Salem Elementary School operates within the Mount Pleasant Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 120 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 120 students
Salem Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Salem Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Salem Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Salem Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Salem Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Salem Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Salem Elementary School Black (1991-2012)
White
97%
81%
Salem Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Salem Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Salem Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.06 0.21
Salem Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
25%
33%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,059 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mount Pleasant Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 2,059 666
Mount Pleasant Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $7 MM
Mount Pleasant Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $7 MM
Mount Pleasant Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,324 $11,087
Mount Pleasant Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,886 $10,614
Mount Pleasant Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Mount PleasantMount Pleasant High School
    2104 South Grand Ave
    Mount PleasantIA 52641
    (319)385-7700
    7.4 mi | 634 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Mount PleasantLincoln Elementary School
    501 South Corkhill
    Mount PleasantIA 52641
    (319)385-7765
    8.4 mi | 254 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Mount PleasantWisdomquest Education Center
    Alternative School
    400 East Madison St
    Mount PleasantIA 52641
    (319)385-7709
    Alternative School

    8.7 mi | 28 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Mount PleasantMount Pleasant Middle School
    414 North Adams
    Mount PleasantIA 52641
    (319)385-7730
    8.8 mi | 495 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Mount PleasantVan Allen Elementary School
    801 East Henry
    Mount PleasantIA 52641
    (319)385-7771
    8.9 mi | 270 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Henry County, IA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the Iowa average of 0.21. The most diverse school district in Henry County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.