Salem Middle School

  • Salem Middle School serves 1,109 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Salem Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Salem Middle School's student population of 1,109 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,109 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salem Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salem Middle School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#237 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salem Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salem Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
17%
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Black
9%
26%
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White
60%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Salem Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salem Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.600.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Salem Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salem Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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