East Salem Elementary School

  • East Salem Elementary School serves 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • East Salem Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • East Salem Elementary School's student population of 458 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students458 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of East Salem Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Salem Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Salem Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank
23%
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in East Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in East Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
17%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in East Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
61%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in East Salem Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in East Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Salem Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.580.42
This chart display the diversity score of East Salem Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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