Salem Prep High School

  • Salem Prep High School serves 26 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Salem Prep High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Salem Prep High School's student population of 26 students has grown by 100% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students26 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salem Prep High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Salem Prep High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1025 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salem Prep High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
7%
Hispanic
27%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Salem Prep High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
61%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salem Prep High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.560.59
This chart display the diversity score of Salem Prep High School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥50%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Salem Prep High School and public school graduation rate of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Salem Prep High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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