Salem Community High School

  • Salem Community High School serves 729 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Salem Community High School operates within the Salem Chsd 600 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 729 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 729 students
Salem Community High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Salem Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Salem Community High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Salem Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Salem Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Salem Community High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
25%
Salem Community High School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
n/a
17%
Salem Community High School Black Students (2004-2012)
White
n/a
49%
Salem Community High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Salem Community High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Salem Community High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.31
Salem Community High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
52%
Salem Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
2%
Salem Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Salem Chsd 600 School District's student population of 729 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,999 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,036 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Salem Chsd 600 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 729 753
Salem Chsd 600 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Salem Chsd 600 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2002)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $12 MM
Salem Chsd 600 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $8 MM $11 MM
Salem Chsd 600 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,999 $16,005
Salem Chsd 600 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,036 $14,988
Salem Chsd 600 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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