William T. Barron Elementary School

55 Butler St.
Salem, NH 03079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
William T. Barron Elementary School serves 391 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

William T. Barron Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

William T. Barron Elementary School's student population of 391 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of William T. Barron Elementary School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#154 out of 455 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
6%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
83%
86%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.300.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to William T. Barron Elementary School is Salem High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Comprehensive Grammar School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Methuen Comprehensive Grammar School Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,081 student
    1.3 miles
    100 Howe Street
    Methuen, MA 01844
    (978) 722-9051
    1.3 PK-8 1,081
  • Salem Salem High School Math: 46% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,164 student
    1.5 miles
    44 Geremonty Dr.
    Salem, NH 03079
    (603) 893-7069
    1.5 9-12 1,164
  • Salem Dr. L. F. Soule School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 246 students
    1.9 miles
    173 South Policy St.
    Salem, NH 03079
    (603) 893-7053
    1.9 K-5 246
  • Methuen Lowell Day School On Broadway Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 26 students
    1.9 miles
    480 Broadway
    Methuen, MA 01844
    (978) 674-2406
    1.9 PK-6 26
  • Salem Woodbury School Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 841 students
    1.9 miles
    206 Main St.
    Salem, NH 03079
    (603) 893-7055
    1.9 6-8 841

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