313 Hwy 62 E Ste 4
Salem, AR 72576
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Salem Elementary School serves 427 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 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • 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 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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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 0.08, 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
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#44 out of 998 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
96%
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
0.08
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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