Salem High School

44 Geremonty Dr,

Salem, NH, 03079-3389

Tel: (603)893-7069
Grades: 9-12

1,498 students

Salem High School serves 1,498 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NH average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 11%.
Salem High School operates within the Salem School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NH state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1498 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,498 students
Salem High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Salem High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Salem High 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 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Salem High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Salem High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
4%
4%
Salem High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
1%
2%
Salem High School Black (1990-2012)
White
91%
89%
Salem High School White (1990-2012)
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.
0.17 0.27
Salem High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
10%
21%
Salem High 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.
4%
5%
Salem High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,320 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Salem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 4,320 677
Salem   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 86%
Salem   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $10 MM
District Spending $55 MM $10 MM
Salem   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,913 $15,198
Salem   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,501 $14,945
Salem   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Methuen High School (3.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Woodbury School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walter F. Haigh School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Salem Woodbury School
    206 Main St
    Salem , NH , 03079
    (603)893-7055
    0.4  mi  |  1050  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Salem Walter F. Haigh School
    24 School St
    Salem , NH , 03079
    (603)893-7064
    0.8  mi  |  219  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salem William E. Lancaster School
    54 Millville St
    Salem , NH , 03079
    (603)893-7059
    1  mi  |  292  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salem Dr. L. F. Soule School
    173 South Policy St
    Salem , NH , 03079
    (603)893-7053
    1.4  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salem Mary A. Fisk Elementary School
    14 Main St
    Salem , NH , 03079
    (603)893-7051
    1.5  mi  |  324  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Rockingham County, NH 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 0.12, which is lower than the New Hampshire average of 0.27. The most diverse school district in Rockingham County is Bethany Community Middle School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Hampshire or national school diversity statistics.