Salem Upper Elementary School

  • Salem Upper Elementary School serves 345 students in grades 2-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Salem Upper Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Salem Upper Elementary School's student population of 345 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salem Upper Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Salem Upper Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#1161 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salem Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Salem Upper Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Salem Upper Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Salem Upper Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
92%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Salem Upper Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Salem Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salem Upper Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.150.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Salem Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salem Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem R-80 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Salem Upper Elementary School is Ozark Hills School (1.1 miles away)
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