Salem High School
Salem High School serves 1,164 students in grades 9-12.
Salem High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).
Salem High School's student population of 1,164 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Salem High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Salem High School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#255 out of 455 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education
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