Salem school information

Average Test Scores83%77%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Salem are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Salem.
  • 86.8% of people in Salem have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.8% of people in Salem have completed high school.
  • 6.3% of people in Salem have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Salem Elementary School412 E. Jackson St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 127 · Ratio: 16:183

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Education level achieved in Salem

Completed 8th grade86.8%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school81.8%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college41.6%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree15.2%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors6.3%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters0.7%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Salem (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Denmark, IA30987%27%
Donnellson, IA81581%19%
New London, IA1,84478%14%
Mount Pleasant, IA8,68278%14%
Farmington, IA82265%4%
Salem, IA41383%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
London Mills, IL41386%26%
Ringsted, IA41384%23%
Faith, SD41377%13%
Gilman, WI41480%18%
El Nido, CA41252%24%
Salem, IA41383%22%
Source: The Salem, IA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.