Salem High School

44 Geremonty Dr

Salem, NH 03079-3389

Grades: 9-12

1,433 students

Salem High School serves 1,433 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NH average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% 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 1433 students has declined by 36% over five years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,433 students
Salem High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Salem High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Salem High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is more than the state average of 0.14. 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 (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Salem High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
5%
4%
Salem High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
1%
2%
Salem High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
92%
89%
Salem High School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Salem High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.15 0.14
Salem High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
12%
22%
Salem High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
3%
5%
Salem High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,087 students has decreased by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,913 is less than the state average of $15,198. The district revenue/student has grown by 58% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,501 is less than the state average of $14,945. The district spending/student has grown by 55% over four years.
School District Name Salem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 4,087 659
Salem   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 100% 86%
Salem   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $10 MM
Salem   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $55 MM $10 MM
Salem   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,913 $15,198
Salem   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,501 $14,945
Salem   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalemWoodbury School
    206 Main St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7055
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 975 students                      
  • SalemWalter F. Haigh School
    24 School St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7064
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 187 students                      
  • SalemWilliam E. Lancaster School
    54 Millville St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7059
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 290 students                      
  • SalemDr. L. F. Soule School
    173 South Policy St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7053
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 239 students                      
  • SalemMary A. Fisk Elementary School
    14 Main St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7051
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 282 students                      

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