Top 3 Best Salem Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public middle schools serving 1,523 students in Salem, MA.
The top ranked public middle schools in Salem, MA are Salem Charter School, Salem Prep High School and Saltonstall School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Salem, MA public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Massachusetts public middle school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 42% statewide average). Middle schools in Salem have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Massachusetts public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public middle school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Middle 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: #22.
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: #33.
Saltonstall School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
211 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1297
Grades: K-8
| 378 students
Rank: #44.
Collins Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
29 Highland Avenue
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1191
Grades: 6-8
| 633 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 middle schools in Salem, MA?
The top ranked public middle schools in Salem, MA include Salem Charter School, Salem Prep High School and Saltonstall School.
How many public middle schools are located in Salem, MA?
4 public middle schools are located in Salem, MA.
What is the racial composition of students in Salem, MA?
Salem, MA public middle schools minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public middle schools average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

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