School Details

Salem High School

41 E Broadway, Salem, NY 12865
(518) 854-7600
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-12 282 students 9 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

52%
52%
31%
38%
38%
28%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2012
  • Salem Central School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

40%
40%
34%
10%
10%
27%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2012
  • Salem Central School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

96%
96%
64%
96%
96%
64%
88%
88%
78%
95%
95%
73%
95%
93%
82%
97%
97%
75%
83%
82%
71%
88%
88%
72%
96%
94%
78%
86%
86%
79%
87%
85%
79%

Regents Exams (RE)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2012
  • Salem Central School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Salem High School is a public high school in Town of Salem. The principal of Salem High School is MS. JANE LOURIE, whose e-mail is jlourie@salemcsd.org. 282 students attend Salem High School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 0% of the Salem High School students have "limited English proficiency." 40% of the 282 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Salem High School is 9:1. Cambridge Junior/Senior High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 96%
Hispanic 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 40% 31%
Limited English proficiency 0% 0%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    salem is such a beautiful school that i would encourage anyone to go to. any new kid that comes gets such a welcome and is accepted by everyone. the teachers are very nice and everyone has a lot of fun there.

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