Salem Elementary School serves 172 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Salem Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 172 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: ≤5% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Salem Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Salem Elementary School's student population of 172 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Salem Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Salem Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1051 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Salem Elementary School's ranking?
Salem Elementary School is ranked #1051 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Salem Elementary School?
172 students attend Salem Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Salem Elementary School students are Black, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Salem Elementary School?
Salem Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Salem Elementary School offer ?
Salem Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Salem Elementary School part of?
Salem Elementary School is part of Dallas County School District.
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