Salem Elementary School

7806 Salem Rd
Northville, MI 48168
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 349 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Salem Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 50% in MI
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Salem Elementary School's student population of 349 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
349 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Salem Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,069 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Salem Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MI)
#1144 out of 3069 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Salem Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
34%
This chart displays 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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
45%
This chart displays 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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-59%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Salem Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Salem Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
9%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
5%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
88%
64%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart displays 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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salem Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Michigan.
0.22
This chart displays the diversity score of Salem Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
47%
This chart displays 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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart displays 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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Salem Elementary School's ranking?
Salem Elementary School is ranked #1144 out of 3,069 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Salem Elementary School often compared to?
Salem Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Novi Woods Elementary School, Ridge Wood Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% MI state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MI state average).
How many students attend Salem Elementary School?
349 students attend Salem Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Salem Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Salem Elementary School?
Salem Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Salem Elementary School offer ?
Salem Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Salem Elementary School part of?
Salem Elementary School is part of South Lyon Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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