Salem Elementary School

  • Salem Elementary School serves 94 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Salem Elementary School operates within the Mount Pleasant Community School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 94 students has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 94 students
Salem Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Salem Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Salem Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Salem Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 15:1
Salem Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Salem Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Salem Elementary School Black Students (2002-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Salem Elementary School Black Students (1996-2015)
White
98%
78%
Salem Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Salem Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Salem Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.22
Salem Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
32%
34%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mount Pleasant Community School District's student population of 2,022 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,280 in this district is less than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,788 is less than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Mount Pleasant Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 2,022 673
Mount Pleasant Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $9 MM
Mount Pleasant Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $22 MM $8 MM
Mount Pleasant Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,280 $13,242
Mount Pleasant Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,788 $12,536
Mount Pleasant Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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    8.4 miles
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    8.7 miles
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