Salem High School

77 Willson St,

Salem, MA, 01970-2829

Tel: (978)740-1123
Grades: 9-12

1,232 students

Salem High School serves 1,232 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% 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 1232 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 127 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,232 students
Salem High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 127 teachers
Salem High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Salem High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Salem High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Salem High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
34%
16%
Salem High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
4%
9%
Salem High School Black (1988-2012)
White
53%
66%
Salem High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Salem High School Sch Ethnicity Salem High 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.
0.60 0.52
Salem High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
50%
30%
Salem High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
7%
5%
Salem High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,099 students has grown by 59% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 66% over five years.
School District Name Salem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 7,099 1,435
Salem School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 86%
Salem School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $25 MM
Salem School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM $24 MM
Salem School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $20,522 $17,400
Salem School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,618 $16,788
Salem School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Witchcraft Heights Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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