Top 10 Best Salem Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 69 public schools serving 42,511 students in Salem, OR. Salem has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Oregon.
The top ranked public schools in Salem, OR are Early College High School, Pratum Elementary School and Howard Street Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Salem, OR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Oregon public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Salem have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Oregon public schools.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Oregon public school average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

Best Salem, OR Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Early College High School
Alternative School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4071 Winema Pl Bldg 50
Salem, OR 97305
(503) 365-4801
Grades: 9-12
| 202 students
Rank: #22.
Pratum Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8995 Sunnyview Rd Ne
Salem, OR 97305
(503) 362-8812
Grades: 1-8
| 75 students
Rank: #33.
Howard Street Charter
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
710 Howard St Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3408
Grades: 6-8
| 166 students
Rank: #44.
Kalapuya Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2085 Wilmington Ave Nw
Salem, OR 97304
(503) 399-2110
Grades: K-5
| 600 students
Rank: #55.
Clear Lake Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7425 Meadowglen N
Salem, OR 97303
(503) 399-3138
Grades: K-5
| 396 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Candalaria Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
935 Hansen Ave S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3136
Grades: K-5
| 342 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Jane Goodall Environmental Middle Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
999b Locust St Ne
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 399-7070
Grades: 6-8
| 99 students
Rank: #88.
Straub Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1920 Wilmington Ave Nw
Salem, OR 97304
(503) 399-2030
Grades: 6-8
| 628 students
Rank: #99.
West Salem High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1776 Titan Way
Salem, OR 97304
(503) 399-5533
Grades: 9-12
| 1,810 students
Rank: #1010.
Sprague High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2373 Kuebler Blvd S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3261
Grades: 9-12
| 1,727 students
Rank: #1111.
Walker Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1075 8th St Nw
Salem, OR 97304
(503) 399-3220
Grades: 6-8
| 669 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Chapman Hill Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 Doaks Ferry Rd Nw
Salem, OR 97304
(503) 399-3195
Grades: K-5
| 406 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Valley Inquiry Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5774 Hazelgreen Rd Ne
Salem, OR 97305
(503) 399-3150
Grades: K-5
| 167 students
Rank: #1414.
Wright Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4060 Lone Oak Rd Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3198
Grades: K-5
| 404 students
Rank: #1515.
Sumpter Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
525 Rockwood St Se
Salem, OR 97306
(503) 399-3337
Grades: K-5
| 547 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
466 Mcgilchrist St Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3167
Grades: K-5
| 323 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Optimum Learning Environment Charter School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7905 June Reid Pl Ne
Salem, OR 97303
(503) 399-5548
Grades: 1-5
| 128 students
Rank: #1818.
South Salem High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1910 Church St Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3252
Grades: 9-12
| 1,949 students
Rank: #1919.
Morningside Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3513 12th St Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3173
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
Rank: #2020.
Whiteaker Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1605 Lockhaven Dr Ne
Salem, OR 97303
(503) 399-3224
Grades: 6-8
| 786 students
Rank: #2121.
Mcnary High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
595 Chemawa Rd N
Salem, OR 97303
(503) 399-3233
Grades: 9-12
| 2,016 students
Rank: #2222.
Judson Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4512 Jones Rd S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3201
Grades: 6-8
| 954 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Englewood Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1132 19th St Ne
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 399-3143
Grades: K-5
| 382 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Salem Heights Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3495 Liberty Rd S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3187
Grades: K-5
| 332 students
Rank: #2525.
Brush College Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2623 Doaks Ferry Rd Nw
Salem, OR 97304
(503) 399-3132
Grades: K-5
| 273 students
Rank: #2626.
Pringle Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5500 Reed Ln Se
Salem, OR 97306
(503) 399-3178
Grades: K-5
| 600 students
Rank: #2727.
Crossler Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1155 Davis Rd S
Salem, OR 97306
(503) 399-3444
Grades: 6-8
| 843 students
Rank: #2828.
Forest Ridge Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7905 June Reid Pl Ne
Salem, OR 97303
(503) 399-5548
Grades: K-5
| 237 students
Rank: #2929.
Gubser Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6610 14th Ave Ne
Salem, OR 97303
(503) 399-3275
Grades: K-5
| 589 students
Rank: #3030.
Schirle Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4875 Justice Way S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3277
Grades: K-5
| 460 students
Rank: #3131.
North Salem High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
765 14th St Ne
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 399-3241
Grades: 9-12
| 1,783 students
Rank: #3232.
Battle Creek Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1640 Waln Dr Se
Salem, OR 97306
(503) 399-2062
Grades: K-5
| 599 students
Rank: #3333.
Myers Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2160 Jewel St Nw
Salem, OR 97304
(503) 399-3175
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #3434.
Lee Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5650 Venice St Se
Salem, OR 97306
(503) 399-5570
Grades: K-5
| 303 students
Rank: #3535.
Mckay High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2440 Lancaster Dr Ne
Salem, OR 97305
(503) 399-3080
Grades: 9-12
| 2,415 students
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Salem, Oregon Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
210 Liberty St Se
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 763-8958
Grades: 9-12
| 154 students
1515 Saginaw St S
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 399-3130
Grades: K-2
| 26 students
4071 Winema Pl, Bldg 50
Salem, OR 97305
(503) 399-3105
Grades: 6-12
| 102 students
6580 State St
Salem, OR 97317
(503) 399-3131
Grades: 3-5
| 64 students
10327 River Rd Ne
Salem, OR 97305
(503) 393-5977
Grades: K-1
| 143 students
6425 Fruitland Rd Ne
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 399-3148
Grades: K-2
| 69 students
725 Market St Ne
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 399-3151
Grades: K-8
| 443 students
5774 Hazel Green Rd Ne
Salem, OR 97305
(503) 399-3150
Grades: K-5
| 103 students
7495 Portland Rd Ne
Salem, OR 97305
(503) 399-3159
Grades: K-5
| 86 students
4950 Silverton Rd Ne
Salem, OR 97305
(503) 399-3171
Grades: K-5
| 301 students
7990 Wheatland Rd North
Salem, OR 97303
(503) 399-3569
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
700 Church St Se
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 378-3820
Grades: K-12
| 2 students
2450 Strong Rd Se
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 986-0443
Grades: 6-12
| 113 students
6974 Bates Rd South
Salem, OR 97306
(503) 399-3186
Grades: K-5
| 151 students
Po Box 12024
Salem, OR 97309
(503) 581-0430
Grades: K-3
| 115 students

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