700 N Harrison St
Salem, IN 47167
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Salem High School serves 542 students in grades 9-12.
Salem High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Salem High School's student population of 542 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Salem High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Salem High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#797 out of 1757 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 542 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08

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