Salem High School

  • Salem High School serves 382 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Salem High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Salem High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Salem High School's student population of 382 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salem High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salem High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#201 out of 1008 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salem High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
93%
60%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salem High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.130.58
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salem High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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