Salem High School serves 415 students in grades 7-12.
Salem High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).
- Grades: 7-12
- Enrollment: 415 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
- Minority Enrollment: 7%
- Graduation Rate: ≥95% (Top 5% in AR)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20%
- Math Proficiency: 48% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Salem High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Salem High School's student population of 415 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 113% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Salem High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Salem High School is 0.13, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#125 out of 993 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Salem High School's ranking?
Salem High School is ranked #125 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Salem High School often compared to?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Salem High School?
The graduation rate of Salem High School is 95%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend Salem High School?
415 students attend Salem High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Salem High School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Salem High School?
Salem High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Salem High School offer ?
Salem High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Salem High School part of?
Salem High School is part of Salem School District.
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