Salem school information

IndexSalemNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores66%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools61,60479,235
Total private schoolsn/a82324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Salem are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Salem.
  • 72.5% of people in Salem have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.1% of people in Salem have completed high school.
  • 10.9% of people in Salem have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Salem

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  • Alternative Middle And High School118 Walnut StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Elsinboro Twp631 Salem Fort Elfsborg RoadGrades: KG - 08Students: 94 · Ratio: 10:169
  • John Fenwick183 Smith StreetGrades: PK - 02Students: 358 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Lower Alloways Creek967 Main St CantonGrades: KG - 08Students: 202 · Ratio: 11:177
  • Mannington495 Route 45Grades: PK - 08Students: 184 · Ratio: 14:179
  • Salem High219 Walnut StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 44 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Salem Middle51 New Market StreetGrades: 03 - 08Students: 449 · Ratio: 10:139

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Education level achieved in Salem

IndexSalemNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade72.5%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school70.1%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college33.1%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree14.6%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors10.9%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters3.2%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.2%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%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.
Hockessin, DE13,62086%26%
Swedesboro, NJ2,62784%23%
Bear, DE19,73282%20%
Mullica Hill, NJ4,43781%19%
Pedricktown, NJ53781%19%
Salem, NJ5,04566%3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Flora, IL5,04589%30%
Wapato, WA5,04340%41%
Sheldon, IA5,04781%19%
Harlan, IA5,04786%27%
Poolesville, MD5,04292%34%
Salem, NJ5,04566%3%
Source: The Salem, NJ 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.