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
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
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 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Hispanic
2%
10%
Black
1%
22%
White
91%
64%
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 0.30
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%
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%
9%

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 721 938
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: 2013 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SalemSalem High School
    313 Hwy 62 East
    SalemAR 72576
    (870)895-3293
    0 mi | 342 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • ViolaViola Elementary School
    314 Longhorn Dr
    ViolaAR 72583
    (870)458-2511
    9.1 mi | 211 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • ViolaViola High School
    314 Longhorn Dr
    ViolaAR 72583
    (870)458-2213
    9.1 mi | 185 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Violet HillIzard Co. Cons. Elementary School
    Hwy 56 West
    Violet HillAR 72584
    (870)322-7229
    14.6 mi | 219 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • HardyCherokee Elementary School
    Hwy 175 Spur
    HardyAR 72542
    (870)257-3118
    17.5 mi | 602 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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Did You Know?
Arkansas 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 0.30, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Arkansas is Lisa Academy Charter School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.