Salem Elementary School



Salem Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Salem Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 100
1 100
2 120
3 97
4 98
5 102
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Salem Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Benton, AR in the Bryant School District. It enrolls 617 students in grades 1st through 12th. Salem Elementary School is the 75th largest public school in Arkansas and the 12,163rd largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 617
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.69
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,163rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 75th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 522nd out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 138th out of 555

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Salem Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 312
(51%)
2,974
(49%)
 Male 305
(49%)
3,148
(51%)

Salem Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 559
(91%)
4,732
(77%)
 Hispanic 36
(6%)
514
(8%)
 Black 12
(2%)
688
(11%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
62
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
95
(2%)

Salem Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 384
(62%)
3,611
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 181
(29%)
1,982
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(8%)
529
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Salem Elementary School is ranked 321st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Salem Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 65.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Salem Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 575
2006 569
2007 477
2008 435
2009 504
2010 508
2011 546
2012 617

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 17.2
2007 16.4
2008 16.1
2009 14.6
2010 18.2
2011 17.4
2012 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26434782608696
2006 0.22495606326889
2007 0.21174004192872
2008 0.28275862068966
2009 0.32539682539683
2010 0.32677165354331
2011 0.3974358974359
2012 0.37763371150729

Compare Salem Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Salem Elementary School
Benton, AR
Public KG - 05 617 18.9:1  
Hurricane Creek Elementary
Benton, AR
Public KG - 05 506 16.5:1 2 miles
Collegeville Elementary School
Bryant, AR
Public KG - 05 546 17.5:1 3 miles
Family Church Academy
Bryant, AR
Private PK - 07 171 9:1 3 miles
Bethel Middle School
Alexander, AR
Public 06 - 08 889 15.5:1 3 miles
Springhill Elementary School
Alexander, AR
Public KG - 05 594 18.6:1 3 miles
Perrin Elementary School
Benton, AR
Public PK - 05 591 18.3:1 4 miles
Bryant Middle School
Bryant, AR
Public 06 - 08 1,142 16.5:1 4 miles
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School
Benton, AR
Private KG - 08 66 8:1 5 miles
Avilla Christian Academy
Alexander, AR
Private PK - 09 146 10:1 5 miles
Hill Farm Elementary School
Bryant, AR
Public KG - 05 601 17.9:1 5 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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