Salem High School

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Tel: (603)893-7069
  • Salem High School serves 1,280 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NH average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 13%.
  • Salem High School operates within the Salem School District.
  • Salem School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NH state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1280 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,280 students
Salem High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Salem High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
Salem High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSalem High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Salem High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Salem High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
6%
5%
Salem High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
1%
2%
Salem High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
91%
87%
Salem High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Salem High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsSalem High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.170.24
Salem High 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.
10%
24%
Salem High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
2%
5%
Salem High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Salem School District's student population of 3,753 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,543 in this district is less than the state average of $26,203. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,024 is less than the state average of $25,182. The district spending/student has grown by 44% over four years.
School District NameSalem School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed3,753434
Salem School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate100%87%
Salem School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue$61 MM$11 MM
Salem School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$70 MM$11 MM
Salem School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$15,543$26,203
Salem School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$18,024$25,182
Salem School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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    0.8 miles
    24 School St.
    SalemNH 03079
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  • SalemWilliam E. Lancaster School
    Grades: KG-5 | 314 students
    1 miles
    54 Millville St.
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7059
    1KG-5314
  • SalemDr. L. F. Soule School
    Grades: KG-5 | 199 students
    1.4 miles
    173 South Policy St.
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7053
    1.4KG-5199
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    Grades: PK-5 | 240 students
    1.5 miles
    14 Main St.
    SalemNH 03079
    (603)893-7051
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School Reviews

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