Salem Elementary School

  • Salem Elementary School serves 513 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Salem Elementary School's student population of 513 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salem Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salem Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#588 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
82%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salem Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.320.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurke County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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