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
9 546
10 452
11 435
12 401

Salem High School is a public high school of the Va Beach City Public Schools located in Virginia Beach, VA. It has 1,834 students in grades 9th through 12th. Salem High School is the 62nd largest public high school in Virginia and the 1,964th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,834
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 98.98

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Salem High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 972
(53%)
10,489
(49%)
 Male 862
(47%)
10,953
(51%)

Salem High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 709
(39%)
11,245
(52%)
 Black 560
(31%)
5,165
(24%)
 Two or More 193
(11%)
1,639
(8%)
 Hispanic 192
(10%)
1,949
(9%)
 Asian 170
(9%)
1,297
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
82
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
65
(0%)

Salem High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,372
(75%)
16,188
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 339
(18%)
3,956
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 123
(7%)
1,298
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Salem High School is ranked 89th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Salem High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 32.6%. 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

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

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

Compare Salem High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.2%
 
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Salem High School
Virginia Beach, VA
Public 09 - 12 1,834 18.5:1  
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Princess Anne High School
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Gateway Christian School
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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