Salem Elementary School

  • Salem Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Salem Elementary School's student population of 364 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students364 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Salem Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salem Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salem Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#545 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
56%
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 Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Salem Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
86%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 KY.
Diversity Score0.250.39
This chart display the diversity score of Salem Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
54%
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 Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRussell County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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