Salem school information

IndexSalemOregonNational
Average Test Scores47%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools621,09779,235
Total private schools2836124,875
Total post-secondary schools7897,965

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  • The average school test scores in Salem are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 62 public schools in Salem.
  • 81.4% of people in Salem have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.8% of people in Salem have completed high school.
  • 26.9% of people in Salem have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Salem

IndexSalemOregonNational
Completed 8th grade81.4%85.9%83.8%
Completed high school79.8%84.9%82.4%
Completed some college61.0%64.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.6%38.3%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.9%30.1%29.3%
Completed masters10.6%11.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sublimity, OR2,76463%27%
Brooks, OR99760%22%
Silverton, OR9,34255%12%
Dallas, OR14,78850%2%
Keizer, OR36,87550%1%
Salem, OR157,96747%4%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eugene, OR158,13151%4%
Elk Grove, CA158,45551%4%
Corona, CA157,39542%14%
Lancaster, CA159,09222%55%
Pembroke Pines, FL159,92063%27%
Salem, OR157,96747%4%
Source: The Salem, OR 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.