Salem, MA
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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Salem School District Details

Salem School District
29 Highland Avenue
Salem, MA 01970

4,199 Students enrolled in District

10 Schools in District

10 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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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
33 Loring Avenue
Salem, MA, 01970
KG-05
Nathaniel Bowditch School
79 Willson Street
Salem, MA, 01970
KG-08
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
114 Derby Street
Salem, MA, 01970
09-12
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) 52.3% 65.8%
Black 6.3% 9.0%
Hispanic 38.2% 18.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.1% 6.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 62.6% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 58.2% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.4% 3.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,528 $49,985,408 57.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,357 $5,883,952 6.7%
Staff $738 $3,199,968 3.6%
General Administration $163 $706,768 0.8%
School Administration $762 $3,304,032 3.8%
Operation $1,330 $5,766,880 6.6%
Transportation $522 $2,263,392 2.6%
Other $533 $2,311,088 2.6%
Total Support $5,404 $23,431,744 26.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,275 $14,200,400 16.2%
Total Expenditures $20,207 $87,617,552 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,238 $8,829,317,762 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,149 $1,098,638,023 6.4%
Staff $894 $854,825,435 5.0%
General Administration $198 $189,340,536 1.1%
School Administration $656 $626,728,689 3.7%
Operation $1,359 $1,298,651,332 7.6%
Transportation $699 $668,422,780 3.9%
Other $406 $388,136,507 2.3%
Total Support $5,362 $5,124,624,208 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,248 $3,104,553,880 18.2%
Total Expenditures $17,847 $17,058,595,089 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%