2380 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Salem Middle School serves 1,114 students in grades 6-8.
Salem Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (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 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,114 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Salem Middle School's student population of 1,114 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,114 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Salem Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Middle School is 0.77, 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
#368 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
8%
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Hispanic
16%
18%
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Black
25%
22%
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White
35%
46%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,114 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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