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  • Salem Elementary
  • 273 Education Way, Salem
  • HARRISON COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 290
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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Salem school information

IndexSalemWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores35%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools350979,221
Total private schools111524,874
Total post-secondary schools1787,963
The Salem, WV educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Salem public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 12% lower than than the West Virginia average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Salem public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.2% have completed high school, 18.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Salem

IndexSalemWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade79.2%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.2%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college46.8%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.9%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.2%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

Salem, WV School Districts

Harrison County School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Salem. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Salem, WV schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Salem, WV, an average of 79.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.2% 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, WV schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Milford, WV82342%16%
West Union, WV1,01841%18%
Jane Lew, WV40140%20%
Nutter Fort, WV1,69837%25%
Stonewood, WV1,90137%25%
Salem, WV1,55235%30%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Lewisburg, OH1,55275%52%
Manly, IA1,55182%67%
Rheems, PA1,55172%46%
Dover, AR1,55333%32%
Basin, WY1,55137%25%
Salem, WV1,55235%30%
Source: The Salem, WV 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.