Salem school information

Average Test Scores79%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio22:122:116:1
Total public schools41,75579,235
Total private schools467524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,965

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  • The average school test scores in Salem are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Salem.
  • 75.0% of people in Salem have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.5% of people in Salem have completed high school.
  • 13.3% of people in Salem have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Salem

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  • Bradie M Shrum Lower Elem1103 N Shelby StGrades: KG - 02Students: 501 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Bradie M Shrum Upper Elem1101 N Shelby StGrades: 03 - 05Students: 443 · Ratio: 20:180
  • Salem High School700 N Harrison StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 627 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Salem Middle School1001 N Harrison StGrades: 06 - 09Students: 466 · Ratio: 18:178

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Education level achieved in Salem

Completed 8th grade75.0%84.4%83.8%
Completed high school71.5%82.6%82.4%
Completed some college36.4%52.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.0%31.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors13.3%23.6%29.3%
Completed masters6.0%8.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Palmyra, IN1,19887%28%
Campbellsburg, IN62885%25%
Crothersville, IN1,57374%9%
Borden, IN68171%4%
Salem, IN6,26479%15%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belle Isle, FL6,26566%3%
Purcell, OK6,25981%19%
Hillsborough, NC6,25677%12%
Douglas, WY6,27274%9%
Brier, WA6,25571%3%
Salem, IN6,26479%15%
Source: The Salem, IN 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.