Salem Heights Elementary School

  • Salem Heights Elementary School serves 320 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 55%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Salem Heights Elementary School's student population of 320 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salem Heights Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salem Heights Elementary School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank#906 out of 1,194 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salem Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salem Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Salem Heights Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Salem Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Salem Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Salem Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
69%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Salem Heights Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Salem Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salem Heights Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.480.37
This chart display the diversity score of Salem Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Salem Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salem Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem-Keizer SD 24J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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