Salem school information

IndexSalemWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores39%40%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools350979,235
Total private schools111524,875
Total post-secondary schools1787,965

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  • The average school test scores in Salem are 43% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Salem.
  • 81.2% of people in Salem have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.3% of people in Salem have completed high school.
  • 17.8% of people in Salem have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Salem ElementaryRt. 1 Box 10AGrades: PK - 05Students: 335 · Ratio: 15:139

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Education level achieved in Salem

IndexSalemWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade81.2%80.4%83.8%
Completed high school79.3%77.8%82.4%
Completed some college42.7%43.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree21.3%25.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors17.8%18.7%29.3%
Completed masters8.6%7.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.0%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.8%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.
Stonewood, WV1,96249%28%
West Milford, WV71044%35%
Lumberport, WV1,05241%40%
Nutter Fort, WV1,38838%44%
Shinnston, WV2,47637%46%
Salem, WV1,86139%43%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Flora, MS1,86232%53%
Warsaw, KY1,86048%30%
Smackover, AR1,86269%2%
Westville, OK1,86073%7%
Hughesville, PA1,86080%17%
Salem, WV1,86139%43%
Source: The Salem, WV 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.