Salem High School



Salem High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Salem High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 328
10 319
11 265
12 269

Salem High School is a public high school of the Salem City Public Schools located in Salem, VA. It has 1,181 students in grades 9th through 12th. Salem High School is the 155th largest public high school in Virginia and the 4,888th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,181
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 87.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,888th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 155th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 110th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 141st out of 335

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Salem High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 598
(51%)
598
(51%)
 Female 583
(49%)
583
(49%)

Salem High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 939
(80%)
939
(80%)
 Black 113
(10%)
113
(10%)
 Two or More 68
(6%)
68
(6%)
 Hispanic 34
(3%)
34
(3%)
 Asian 26
(2%)
26
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Salem High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 926
(78%)
926
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 205
(17%)
205
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(4%)
50
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Salem High School is ranked 205th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Salem High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.6%) is lower than the state average of 33.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Salem High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1267
2006 1314
2007 1292
2008 1279
2009 1299
2010 1267
2011 1262
2012 1219
2013 1200
2014 1201
2015 1181

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 14.9
2007 16.2
2008 15.9
2009 16.5
2010 16.5
2011 17
2012 14.4
2013 13.9
2014 14.2
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24467245461721
2006 0.1544901065449
2007 0.1609907120743
2008 0.16888193901486
2009 0.19938414164742
2010 0.23677979479084
2011 0.26069730586371
2012 0.2526661197703
2013 0.25083333333333
2014 0.20399666944213
2015 0.21591871295512

Compare Salem High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.6%
 
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,181 13.5:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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