Salem Middle School



Salem Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Salem Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 402
7 379
8 389
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Salem Middle School is a public elementary school located in Lithonia, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 1,170 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,170
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.5

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Salem Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 587
(50%)
36,586
(51%)
 Female 583
(50%)
34,548
(49%)

Salem Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,135
(97%)
46,258
(65%)
 Hispanic 23
(2%)
10,949
(15%)
 White 6
(1%)
8,419
(12%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
1,126
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
172
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,099
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
111
(0%)

Salem Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 840
(72%)
48,857
(69%)
 Not Eligible 253
(22%)
18,865
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(7%)
3,412
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Salem Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.4%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1256
2006 1184
2007 1104
2008 1093
2009 1086
2010 1148
2011 1129
2012 1170

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.5
2007 15
2008 15.2
2009 15.5
2010 16.5
2011 15.4
2012 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67675159235669
2006 0.74408783783784
2007 0.73913043478261
2008 0.74565416285453
2009 0.76058931860037
2010 0.76393728222997
2011 0.79716563330381
2012 0.78376068376068

Compare Salem Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 78.4%
 

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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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