Salem Elementary School

  • Salem Elementary School serves 602 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Salem Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Salem Elementary School's student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students602 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salem Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salem Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#129 out of 1008 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
13%
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Black
4%
20%
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White
88%
60%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 AR.
Diversity Score0.220.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBryant School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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