Saltonstall School

211 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 378 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Saltonstall School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Saltonstall School's student population of 378 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Saltonstall School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Saltonstall School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
#1104 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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19%
37%
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48%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
40%
23%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
48%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Saltonstall School's ranking?
Saltonstall School is ranked #1104 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Saltonstall School often compared to?
Saltonstall Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Witchcraft Heights, Bates, Horace Mann Laboratory by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Saltonstall School?
378 students attend Saltonstall School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Saltonstall School students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Saltonstall School?
Saltonstall School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Saltonstall School offer ?
Saltonstall School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Saltonstall School part of?
Saltonstall School is part of Salem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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