Salem Elementary School

  • Salem Elementary School serves 421 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Salem Elementary School operates within the Salem School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 421 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 421 students
Salem Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Salem Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Salem Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Salem Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Salem Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Salem Elementary School American Indian Students (2006-2013)
Asian
n/a
2%
Salem Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2011)
Hispanic
5%
12%
Salem Elementary School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
n/a
21%
Salem Elementary School Black Students (2002-2013)
White
91%
61%
Salem Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Salem Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Salem Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.32
Salem Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
53%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
9%
Salem Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Salem School District's student population of 766 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,821 in this district is less than the state average of $11,020. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,482 is less than the state average of $10,669. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name Salem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 766 913
Salem School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $10 MM
Salem School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $7 MM $10 MM
Salem School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,821 $11,020
Salem School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,482 $10,669
Salem School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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    P O Box 380
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