School Details

Salem Middle School

1001 North Harrison Street, Salem, IN 47167
(812) 883-3808
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-9 445 students 18 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

69%
69%
78%
90%
90%
82%
70%
70%
64%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Salem Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

87%
87%
75%
83%
83%
78%
77%
77%
71%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Salem Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
78%
73%
75%
75%
80%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Salem Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
72%
70%

End-Of-Course (ECA)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Salem Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Salem Middle School is a public middle school in Salem. The principal of Salem Middle School is Mr Ray Oppel. 445 students attend Salem Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 0.2% of the Salem Middle School students have "limited English proficiency." 51% of the 445 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Salem Middle School is 18:1. East Washington Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 98% 97%
Hispanic 1% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 0.5%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.05%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51% 51%
Limited English proficiency 0.2% 0.3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    I love SMS it is soooo much fun!!!!!!!!

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