1993 Sun Devil Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 22464
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Salem High School serves 1,749 students in grades 9-12.
Salem High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Salem High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Salem High School's student population of 1,749 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,749 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
108 teachers
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School Rankings

Salem High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Salem High School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#143 out of 1800 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
8%
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Hispanic
12%
18%
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Black
27%
22%
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White
38%
46%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.75
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Graduation Rate
92%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,749 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.75

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