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90%
  • Salem High
  • 400 Spartan Dr, Salem
  • SALEM CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,201
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
88%
  • Glenvar Middle School
  • 4555 Malus Dr, Salem
  • ROANOKE CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 430
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
88%
  • West Salem Elementary
  • 520 N Bruffey St, Salem
  • SALEM CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 423
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
87%
  • Mason's Cove Elementary
  • 3370 Bradshaw Rd, Salem
  • ROANOKE CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 254
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
86%
  • Andrew Lewis Middle School
  • 616 South College Ave, Salem
  • SALEM CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 909
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
85%
  • South Salem Elementary
  • 1600 Carolyn Rd, Salem
  • SALEM CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 417
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
84%
  • G.w. Carver Elementary
  • 6 Fourth St, Salem
  • SALEM CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 452
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
83%
  • East Salem Elementary
  • 1765 Boulevard, Salem
  • SALEM CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 463
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
80%
  • Glenvar Elementary
  • 4507 Malus Dr, Salem
  • ROANOKE CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 361
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Salem school information

IndexSalemVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores85%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools121,59679,221
Total private schools255324,874
Total post-secondary schools21997,963
The Salem, VA educational system consists of 12 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Salem public schools have average test scores of 85% which is 10% higher than than the Virginia average and 74% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Salem public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.2% have completed high school, 26.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Salem

IndexSalemVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade86.1%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.3%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.9%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters10.2%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.7%1.3%

There are a total of 12 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Salem. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Salem, VA schools is 85%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Salem, VA, an average of 86.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Salem schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Salem, VA schools.

Source: The Salem, VA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.