Salem Elementary



Salem Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Salem Elementary Students by Grade
PK 2
K 110
1 96
2 75
3 96
4 110
5 120
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Salem Elementary is a public elementary school located in Apex, NC in the Wake County School District. It enrolls 609 students in grades 1st through 12th. Salem Elementary is the 453rd largest public school in North Carolina and the 13,077th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 609
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.35

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Salem Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 330
(54%)
57,120
(51%)
 Female 279
(46%)
54,181
(49%)

Salem Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 340
(56%)
52,168
(47%)
 Hispanic 159
(26%)
20,137
(18%)
 Asian 52
(9%)
9,008
(8%)
 Black 48
(8%)
25,467
(23%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
4,092
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
302
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
127
(0%)

Salem Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 430
(71%)
70,125
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 167
(27%)
36,156
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
5,020
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Salem Elementary is ranked 1,124th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Salem Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.1%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 756
2006 730
2007 896
2008 943
2009 952
2010 938
2011 916
2012 927
2013 853
2014 722
2015 609

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 N/A
2007 15.2
2008 15.9
2009 16.7
2010 16.1
2011 16
2012 15.7
2013 15.1
2014 15.6
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14153439153439
2006 0.16575342465753
2007
2008
2009 0.17542016806723
2010 0.19722814498934
2011 0.21834061135371
2012 0.22437971952535
2013 0.24618991793669
2014 0.27146814404432
2015 0.29392446633826

Compare Salem Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Salem Elementary
Apex, NC
Public PK - 05 609 13.7:1  
Salem Middle School
Apex, NC
Public 06 - 08 1,112 15.8:1 1 miles
Peace Montessori School
Apex, NC
Private PK - 05 69 8:1 1 miles
Baucom Elementary
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Public PK - 05 748 15.6:1 2 miles
Grove School of Cary
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Private PK - TK 93 5:1 2 miles
Chesterbrook Academy-Preschool and Elementary
Suite 200 West Chester, PA
Private PK - 05 151 8:1 2 miles
Laurel Park Elementary
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Public PK - 05 965 16.4:1 2 miles
Thales Academy
Apex, NC
Private KG - 05 378 16:1 2 miles
Davis Drive Elementary
Cary, NC
Public KG - 05 1,068 17:1 2 miles
Turner Creek Elementary
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Public PK - 05 694 14.6:1 2 miles
Davis Drive Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,299 19.2:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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