North Salem Elementary School
North Salem Elementary School serves 213 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
North Salem Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Students: 213 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 3%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 1% in IN
- Math Proficiency: 85-89% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: 75-79% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
North Salem Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
North Salem Elementary School's student population of 213 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
North Salem Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of North Salem Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#15 out of 1757 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
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