New Salem Elementary School

6106 Hwy 205
Marshville, NC 28103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
New Salem Elementary School serves 294 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
New Salem Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

New Salem Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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School Overview

New Salem Elementary School's student population of 294 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

New Salem Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of New Salem Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#711 out of 2571 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
18%
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Black
n/a
25%
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White
93%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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