Salem Academy Charter School

Salem Academy Charter School serves 475 students in grades 6-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Salem Academy Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Salem Academy Charter School's student population of 475 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Salem Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Salem Academy Charter School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#574 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
41%
20%
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Black
9%
9%
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White
43%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.59
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem Academy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Salem Academy Charter School is New Liberty Innovation School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Saltonstall School (0.3 miles away)
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