Salem Elementary School

313 Hwy 62 E Ste 4
Salem, AR 72576
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 435 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Salem Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 20% in AR
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • 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:

School Overview

Salem Elementary School's student population of 435 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
435 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Salem Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#119 out of 997 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Salem Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
56%
38%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
55%
40%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
48%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Salem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Salem Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays 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 displays 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
1%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
19%
This chart displays 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
96%
59%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Salem Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salem Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas.
0.08
This chart displays the diversity score of Salem Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
58%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Salem Elementary School's ranking?
Salem Elementary School is ranked #119 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Salem Elementary School often compared to?
Salem Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cherokee Elementary School, Izard Co. Cons. Elem. School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
How many students attend Salem Elementary School?
435 students attend Salem Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Salem Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Salem Elementary School?
Salem Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Salem Elementary School offer ?
Salem Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Salem Elementary School part of?
Salem Elementary School is part of Salem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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