Salem Elementary School

Salem Elementary School serves 379 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Salem Elementary School operates within the Salem School District.

Overview

The student population of 379 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 379 students
Salem Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 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 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Salem Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Salem Elementary School Asian (1992-2011)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Salem Elementary School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
1%
22%
Salem Elementary School Black (1999-2012)
White
91%
64%
Salem Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.17 0.53
Salem Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
54%
52%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
10%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 721 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Salem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 721 923
District Total Revenue $6 MM $9 MM
Salem   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $6 MM $10 MM
Salem   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,591 $9,870
Salem   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,993 $10,243
Salem   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Salem High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Highland Middle School (18 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Viola Elementary School (9.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Salem Salem High School
    313 Hwy 62 East
    Salem , AR , 72576
    (870)895-3293
    0  mi  |  342  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Viola Viola High School
    314 Longhorn Dr
    Viola , AR , 72583
    (870)458-2213
    9.1  mi  |  185  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Viola Viola Elementary School
    314 Longhorn Dr
    Viola , AR , 72583
    (870)458-2511
    9.1  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Violet Hill Izard Co. Cons. Elementary School
    Hwy 56 West
    Violet Hill , AR , 72584
    (870)322-7229
    14.6  mi  |  219  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Hardy Cherokee Elementary School
    Hwy 175 Spur
    Hardy , AR , 72542
    (870)257-3118
    17.5  mi  |  602  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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