2701 Salem Rd
Bryant, AR 72022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Salem Elementary School serves 480 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Salem Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Salem Elementary School's student population of 480 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Salem Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Salem Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#141 out of 998 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
14%
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Black
7%
20%
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White
80%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Salem Elementary School's ranking?

Salem Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Salem Elementary School?

480 students attend Salem Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

80% of Salem Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Salem Elementary School?

Salem Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Salem Elementary School offer ?

Salem Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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