Salem Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Salem School District Details

Salem School District
29 Highland Avenue
Salem, MA 01970

3,718 Students enrolled in District

10 Schools in District

11 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Salem School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

(10 is best)

Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
39%
51%
42%
53%
36%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bates School
53 Liberty Hill Avenue
Salem, MA, 01970
KG-05
Carlton School
10 Skerry Street
Salem, MA, 01970
KG-05
Collins Middle School
29 Highland Avenue
Salem, MA, 01970
06-08
Horace Mann Laboratory School
79 Willson Street
Salem, MA, 01970
KG-05
New Liberty Innovation School
2 East India Square
Salem, MA, 01970
09-12
Salem Early Childhood School
25 Memorial Drive
Salem, MA, 01970
PK-PK
Salem High School
77 Willson Street
Salem, MA, 01970
09-12
Salem Prep High School
2 Museum Place Mall
Salem, MA, 01970
08-12
Saltonstall School
211 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA, 01970
KG-08
Witchcraft Heights School
1 Frederick Street
Salem, MA, 01970
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 48.3% 61.3%
Black 7.0% 9.5%
Hispanic 41.4% 21.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.3% 7.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,574 $51,201,128 55.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,208 $4,556,576 4.9%
Staff $879 $3,315,588 3.6%
General Administration $217 $818,524 0.9%
School Administration $938 $3,538,136 3.8%
Operation $1,422 $5,363,784 5.8%
Transportation $801 $3,021,372 3.3%
Other $612 $2,308,464 2.5%
Total Support $6,077 $22,922,444 24.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,817 $18,169,724 19.7%
Total Expenditures $24,467 $92,289,524 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,120 $9,630,960,585 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,250 $1,189,576,244 6.4%
Staff $963 $916,282,080 4.9%
General Administration $192 $182,442,258 1.0%
School Administration $711 $676,656,822 3.7%
Operation $1,383 $1,315,824,526 7.1%
Transportation $810 $770,571,220 4.2%
Other $422 $401,747,463 2.2%
Total Support $5,730 $5,453,029,477 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,609 $3,434,418,106 18.5%
Total Expenditures $19,460 $18,518,282,808 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%