Salem Hills Elementary School

5899 Babcock Tr E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Salem Hills Elementary School serves 328 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Salem Hills Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Salem Hills Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Salem Hills Elementary School's student population of 328 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Salem Hills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Salem Hills Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1335 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
32%
9%
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Black
12%
11%
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White
43%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.700.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameInver Grove Heights Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Salem Hills Elementary School is Academic Arts High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fit Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Atheneum Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Inver Grove Heights Atheneum Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 2-5 | 119 students
    0.0 miles
    5899 Babcock Tr E
    Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
    (651) 306-7300
    0 2-5 119
  • Saint Paul Fit Academy Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 173 students
    0.7 miles
    7200 147th Street W
    Saint Paul, MN 55124
    (952) 847-3798
    0.7 K-8 173
  • Inver Grove Heights Hilltop Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 622 students
    1.6 miles
    3201 68th St E
    Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
    (651) 306-7400
    1.6 K-5 622
  • South Saint Paul Kaposia Education Center Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 810 students
    1.7 miles
    1225 1st Ave S
    South Saint Paul, MN 55075
    (651) 451-9260
    1.7 PK-5 810
  • South Saint Paul Lincoln Center Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 862 students
    1.9 miles
    357 9th Ave N
    South Saint Paul, MN 55075
    (651) 457-9426
    1.9 PK-5 862

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