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
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
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 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
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
4%
4%
Black
1%
2%
White
91%
89%
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 0.14
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%
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%

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
Salem   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 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 Students Grades
  • SalemWoodbury School
    206 Main St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7055
    0.4 mi | 1050 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SalemWalter F. Haigh School
    24 School St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7064
    0.8 mi | 219 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SalemWilliam E. Lancaster School
    54 Millville St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7059
    1 mi | 292 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SalemDr. L. F. Soule School
    173 South Policy St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7053
    1.4 mi | 225 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SalemMary A. Fisk Elementary School
    14 Main St
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7051
    1.5 mi | 324 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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  • Recommended March 14, 2011 - Higher level children are not challenged to excel in Woodbury Middle School. Advanced classes are not offered due to claims of discrimination against lower level students. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
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 0.13, which is lower than the New Hampshire average of 0.14. The most diverse school district in Rockingham County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Hampshire or national school diversity statistics.