3961 Salem Lakes Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Salem Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Salem Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 93% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Salem Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Salem Elementary School's student population of 490 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Salem Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Salem Elementary School is 0.75, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#81 out of 1800 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
16%
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Black
23%
22%
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White
41%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 93% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.75 (Top 5%)

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