Salem Community High School

1200 N Broadway Ave
Salem, IL 62881
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Salem Community High School serves 686 students in grades 9-12.
Salem Community High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Salem Community High School's student population of 686 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students686 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Rankings

Salem Community High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Salem Community High School is 0.10, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1853 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
95%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.68
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem CHSD 600 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Salem Community High School is Odin Attendance Center 9-12 (6.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Franklin Park Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salem Franklin Park Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-8 | 618 students
    0.5 miles
    1325 N Franklin St
    Salem, IL 62881
    (618) 548-7704
    0.5 4-8 618
  • Mount Vernon Clnton/mrn/wshngtn Pre-kind Prog Alternative School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    0.7 miles
    1710 Broadway St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-8040
    0.7 Inquire with school n/a
  • Salem Hawthorn Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-3 | 381 students
    0.8 miles
    1300 Hawthorn Rd
    Salem, IL 62881
    (618) 548-7702
    0.8 K-3 381
  • Salem Selmaville Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 273 students
    4.5 miles
    3185 Selmaville Rd
    Salem, IL 62881
    (618) 548-2416
    4.5 K-8 273
  • Odin Odin Attendance Center 9-12 Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 72 students
    6.2 miles
    102 S Merritt St
    Odin, IL 62870
    (618) 775-8266
    6.2 9-12 72

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