45 Congress St., Shetland Park
Salem, MA 01970
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Salem Academy Charter School serves 475 students in grades 6-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

Salem Academy Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Salem Academy Charter School's student population of 475 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Salem Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#541 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 20%)

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