5333 Salem Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Salem Middle School serves 1,032 students in grades 6-8.
Salem Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,032 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Salem Middle School's student population of 1,032 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,032 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Salem Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Salem Middle School is 0.12, which is less 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 (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1989 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
17%
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Black
94%
36%
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White
n/a
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
5%
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School District Name

School Calendar

View the Salem Middle School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Fall Break (Schools Closed)
October 07, 2022 (Friday)
Columbus/Indigenous Peoples Day (Schools Closed)
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break (Schools Closed)
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of 1st Semester
December 16, 2022 (Friday)
Winter Break (Schools Closed)
December 19, 2022 (Monday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   4/27/2015
ok. Good extracurricular activities and good academic procedures.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - swagb

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,032 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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