Salem Elementary School

313 Hwy 62 E Ste 4
Salem, AR 72576
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Salem Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Salem Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (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 66% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Salem Elementary School's student population of 448 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students448 students
This chart display total students of Salem Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Salem Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Salem Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Salem Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Salem Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 0.13, 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 Testing Rank
#44 out of 998 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Salem Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
47%
This chart display 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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
45%
This chart display 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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Salem Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Salem Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
93%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
2%
This chart display 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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 Score
0.130.58
This chart display the diversity score of Salem Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
27%
This chart display 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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Salem Elementary School is Salem High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Viola Elementary School (9.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salem Salem High School Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 382 students
    0.0 miles
    313 Hwy 62 E Ste 2
    Salem, AR 72576
    (870) 895-3293
    0 7-12 382
  • Viola Viola Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 203 students
    9.1 miles
    314 Longhorn Dr
    Viola, AR 72583
    (870) 458-2511
    9.1 K-6 203
  • Viola Viola High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 171 students
    9.1 miles
    314 Longhorn Dr
    Viola, AR 72583
    (870) 458-2213
    9.1 7-12 171
  • Brockwell Izard Co. Cons. Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 199 students
    14.6 miles
    Hwy 56 W And Co Rd 25
    Brockwell, AR 72517
    (870) 322-7229
    14.6 PK-4 199
  • Hardy Cherokee Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 623 students
    17.5 miles
    Hwy 175 Spur
    Hardy, AR 72542
    (870) 257-3118
    17.5 K-4 623

School Reviews

Review Salem Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Join the debate igniting in public schools regarding the role of religion in education. Should all religions be incorporated, or should religion be omitted to avoid any potential indoctrination?
Learn about the benefits associated with vocational education at public high schools, including high-demand career opportunities and improved learning for kinetic and active students.
June 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.