Salem Elementary School

  • Salem Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (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 76% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Salem Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% 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 448 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salem Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salem Elementary School is 0.13, 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)#15 out of 1008 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
93%
60%
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Two or more races
4%
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 Score0.130.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 NameSalem School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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