Salem Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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 [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
6116 Old Jenks Road
Apex, NC 27523
Phone
(919) 363-2865
District
WAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
WAKE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
712
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

7

(10 is best)

Better than 66.9% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Salem Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
42%
45%
47%
45%
37%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
62%
42%
62%
44%
62%
40%
62%
42%
62%
44%
62%
40%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

50 40 30 20 10 0
37%
42%
32%
41%
42%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
15
16
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 15 2.1%
Kindergarten 145 20.4%
Grade 1 112 15.7%
Grade 2 121 17.0%
Grade 3 113 15.9%
Grade 4 98 13.8%
Grade 5 108 15.2%
Total 712 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 57.4% 47.0% 49.1%
Black 5.9% 23.2% 25.9%
Hispanic 22.9% 19.3% 19.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.8% 10.2% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.9% 31.6% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.8% 26.3% 50.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 5.3% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,069,079 10,488,084
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,248.4 212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.7% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.1% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 11.3% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 400,172 3,965,482
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.0% 87.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 52.8% 31.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.1% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.7% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.6% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.6% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.9% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.2% 15.3%
$15,000 or less 5.9% 11.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,918 $955,283,000 52.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $539 $86,965,000 4.8%
Staff $284 $45,767,000 2.5%
General Administration $49 $7,916,000 0.4%
School Administration $518 $83,545,000 4.6%
Operation $537 $86,717,000 4.8%
Transportation $490 $79,106,000 4.4%
Other $276 $44,569,000 2.5%
Total Support $2,692 $434,585,000 24.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,573 $415,400,000 23.0%
Total Expenditures $11,184 $1,805,268,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,802 $9,059,674,000 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $509 $795,465,000 4.9%
Staff $316 $493,610,000 3.1%
General Administration $146 $228,611,000 1.4%
School Administration $573 $894,498,000 5.5%
Operation $744 $1,162,232,000 7.2%
Transportation $392 $611,849,000 3.8%
Other $294 $459,181,000 2.8%
Total Support $2,975 $4,645,446,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,579 $2,465,278,000 15.2%
Total Expenditures $10,355 $16,170,398,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%