Salem Junior High School

  • Salem Junior High School serves 1,068 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Salem Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Salem Junior High School's student population of 1,068 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students1,068 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salem Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 932 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salem Junior High School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank
26%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salem Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio33:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Salem Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
94%
75%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salem Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.110.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Salem Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salem Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNebo School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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