Salem Elementary



Salem Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Salem Elementary Students by Grade
PK 43
K 88
1 120
2 114
3 108
4 108
5 96
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Salem Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fredericksburg, VA in the Spotsylvania County Public Schools. It enrolls 677 students in grades 1st through 12th. Salem Elementary is the 277th largest public school in Virginia and the 9,104th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 677
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,104th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 277th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 964th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 437th out of 1,156

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Salem Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 368
(54%)
8,326
(52%)
 Female 309
(46%)
7,837
(48%)

Salem Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 248
(37%)
9,356
(58%)
 Hispanic 210
(31%)
2,424
(15%)
 Black 143
(21%)
2,835
(18%)
 Two or More 58
(9%)
1,084
(7%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
400
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
27
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Salem Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 363
(54%)
5,564
(34%)
 Not Eligible 262
(39%)
9,458
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(8%)
1,141
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Salem Elementary is ranked 176th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Salem Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.3%) is higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 620
2006 648
2007 602
2008 627
2009 572
2010 626
2011 668
2012 672
2013 652
2014 712
2015 677

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 11.1
2007 14.2
2008 14.2
2009 14.1
2010 15.4
2011 20.7
2012 20.1
2013 18.9
2014 21.6
2015 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29516129032258
2006 0.33641975308642
2007 0.34385382059801
2008 0.39074960127592
2009 0.45104895104895
2010 0.46006389776358
2011 0.48203592814371
2012 0.51041666666667
2013 0.52914110429448
2014 0.57303370786517
2015 0.61299852289513

Compare Salem Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 61.3%
 

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Public PK - 05 677 18.8:1  
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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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