Salemwood

  • Salemwood serves 1,217 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 41% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Salemwood 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Salemwood's student population of 1,217 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,217 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Salemwood
Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salemwood 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 Salemwood is 0.76, which is more 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#1286 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
19%
7%
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Hispanic
32%
20%
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Black
23%
9%
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White
23%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salemwood. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.760.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Salemwood 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salemwood and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMalden School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Malden Mystic Valley Regional Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 1,571 student
    0.4 miles
    770 Salem Street
    Malden, MA 02148
    (781) 388-0222
    0.4 K-12 1,571
  • Malden Forestdale
    Grades: K-8 | 547 students
    0.6 miles
    74 Sylvan Street
    Malden, MA 02148
    (781) 397-7326
    0.6 K-8 547
  • Everett Lafayette School
    Grades: K-8 | 944 students
    0.7 miles
    117 Edith Street
    Everett, MA 02149
    (617) 394-2450
    0.7 K-8 944
  • Malden Malden Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 314 students
    0.7 miles
    257 Mountain Avenue
    Malden, MA 02148
    (781) 397-7025
    0.7 PK 314
  • Malden Ferryway
    Grades: K-8 | 875 students
    0.8 miles
    150 Cross Street
    Malden, MA 02148
    (781) 388-0659
    0.8 K-8 875

School Reviews

  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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re: salemwood middle school at maldenmy daughter is at 5th grade now at salemwood. she is get a very good grade. But school is too easy for her. School teachers should give the students more homework and more demand from them. They have too much free time at home. As parents we are would like kids have more homework to take home to keep them busy. hopefully school will put more pressure on kids and more demand on kids.
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