55 Butler St.
Salem, NH 03079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
William T. Barron Elementary School serves 376 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
William T. Barron Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 16% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

School Overview

William T. Barron Elementary School's student population of 376 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

William T. Barron Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of William T. Barron Elementary School is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#149 out of 455 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
81%
84%
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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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Diversity Score
0.33
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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