Salem High School

77 Willson St

Salem, MA 01970-2829

Grades: 9-12

1,145 students

Salem High School serves 1,145 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Salem High School operates within the Salem School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1145 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,145 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 125 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 14:1
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
36%
17%
Black
4%
9%
White
54%
66%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.58 0.33
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.
51%
32%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,892 students has grown by 55% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $20,522 is higher than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 42% over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,618 is higher than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 46% over four years.
School District Name Salem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,892 1,400
Graduation Rate 76% 86%
District Total Revenue $91 MM $25 MM
District Spending $92 MM $24 MM
District Revenue / Student $20,522 $17,400
District Spending / Student $20,618 $16,788
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalemNathaniel Bowditch Elementary School
    79 Willson St
    SalemMA 01970
    (978)740-1290
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 470 students                      
  • SalemCollins Middle School
    29 Highland Ave
    SalemMA 01970
    (978)740-1191
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 628 students                      
  • SalemSalem Community Charter School
    Charter School
    1 Museum Place Mall
    SalemMA 01970
    (978)825-3470
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 47 students                      
  • SalemWitchcraft Heights Elementary School
    1 Frederick St
    SalemMA 01970
    (978)740-1271
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 489 students                      
  • PeabodyBallard School
    22 Richard St
    PeabodyMA 01960
    (781)231-5021
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK | 97 students                      

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