Top 3 Best Salem Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public high schools serving 1,369 students in Salem, MA.
The top ranked public high schools in Salem, MA are Salem Charter School, New Liberty Innovation School and Salem Prep High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Salem, MA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Massachusetts public high school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 52% statewide average). High schools in Salem have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Massachusetts public high schools.
Salem, MA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 81%, which is less than the Massachusetts average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Salem Charter School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Massachusetts or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public high school average of 45% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Salem, MA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Salem Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Congress St., Shetland Park
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 744-2105
Grades: 6-12
| 495 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
New Liberty Innovation School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2 East India Square, Suite 200
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 825-3470
Grades: 9-12
| 54 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Salem Prep High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Museum Place Mall, 2nd Floor
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1171
Grades: 8-12
| 17 students
Rank: #44.
Salem High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
77 Willson Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1123
Grades: 9-12
| 803 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Salem, Massachusetts

Salem, Massachusetts Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
25 Memorial Drive
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1260
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
25 Memorial Drive
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1260
Grades: K-5
| 248 students
79 Willson Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1290
Grades: K-8
| 378 students
79 Willson Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1290
Grades: K-8
| 480 students
2 East India Square, Suite 200
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 825-3470
Grades: 9-12
| 53 students
77 Willson Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1123
Grades: 9-12
| 1,383 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Salem, MA?
The top ranked public high schools in Salem, MA include Salem Charter School, New Liberty Innovation School and Salem Prep High School.
How many public high schools are located in Salem, MA?
4 public high schools are located in Salem, MA.
What is the racial composition of students in Salem, MA?
Salem, MA public high schools minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public high schools average of 45% (majority Hispanic).

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