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
9 433
10 457
11 431
12 453

Salem High School is a public high school of the Va Beach City Public Schools located in Virginia Beach, VA. It has 1,774 students in grades 9th through 12th. Salem High School is the 74th largest public high school in Virginia and the 2,302nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,774
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 91.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,302nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 74th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 326th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 133rd out of 335

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Salem High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 946
(53%)
10,374
(48%)
 Male 828
(47%)
11,017
(52%)

Salem High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 681
(38%)
10,986
(51%)
 Black 585
(33%)
5,287
(25%)
 Hispanic 178
(10%)
2,061
(10%)
 Asian 169
(10%)
1,331
(6%)
 Two or More 146
(8%)
1,562
(7%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
68
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
96
(0%)

Salem High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,203
(68%)
14,949
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 423
(24%)
4,977
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 148
(8%)
1,465
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Salem High School is ranked 75th 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 (32.2%) is slightly 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 2006
2006 1947
2007 1939
2008 1963
2009 1921
2010 1909
2011 1868
2012 1834
2013 1834
2014 1810
2015 1774

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.8
2007 18.3
2008 18.7
2009 18.2
2010 18.4
2011 18.9
2012 18.5
2013 18.5
2014 17.6
2015 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16350947158524
2006 0.21314843348742
2007 0.17895822588963
2008 0.18237391747326
2009 0.20353982300885
2010 0.20848611838659
2011 0.29336188436831
2012 0.25190839694656
2013 0.29225736095965
2014 0.30165745856354
2015 0.32187147688839

Compare Salem High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.2%
 
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,774 19.4:1  
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