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Salem, MA
Students enrolled: 1,232

2 stars
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Salem High School 3

Posted June 25, 2014
- a community member
There are teachers here who truely care about their students and making sure they are learning and then there are teachers who are here because of tenure. The teachers who love their job stick out and they make their classes interesting and easy to learn in the enviroment they create.

Salem High School 4

Posted April 24, 2013
- a teacher
This school, like so many, will reward and educate those who put in the required effort. If one does not attend class or is consistently late than they will run into difficulty. Every year students from Salem end up everywhere from the Ivy League to the military to prison. It is what you make of it.

Salem High School 1

Posted April 14, 2012
- a community member
not a student but the teachers and administration DID NOT support me, rather not go into details, but Salem High is THE WORST school I have had the displeasure of being associated with!

Salem High School 3

Posted February 25, 2012
- a community member
in response to the last review, the High Schools are the beginning of a teenagers steps into adulthood. They have to come on time for class it gets them ready for a job in the world. If your late for work all the time your boss isn't going to say well at least you showed up, you will be replaced by someone who is responsible enough to come in on time. As for its an achievement to just get them to go, its you job as a parent to make sure your child gets an education and becomes a reponsible and respectable adult so they can make this world better for the next generation. You sound like a lazy parent. School is what you make of it your child gets what you put into him or her.You should punish your child for being late. Its rude to keep other waiting.

Salem High School 1

Posted October 26, 2010
- a community member
This school should not punish kids for being late for school. Just getting them to go is an achievment. All it does is just make the student hate being there even more. Be glad that he or she shows up.

Salem High School 4

Posted November 25, 2009
- a student
I like this school. And I am currently a Junior. When I first started in 2007 I believe, the school was under construction and some parts were being rebuilt. Near the end of my freshman year, the construction was done, and it was better than before. The teachers are nice and there is many electives. Of course there are clique problems. But every schools have that. I dont belong to a 'clique', but it is fun making and getting to know others. Pep rallies at this school are really fun and spirit week is amazing. Teachers usually have daybacks. Which is when a student can stay to catch up, or get help. But that is IF the students stayed, but most of the time, students dont tke advantage of the chances. MCAS scores in Salem High are always on the raise

Salem High School 3

Posted May 27, 2009
- a parent
Salem HIgh is a fairly good school for motivated students who are willing to challenge themselves in honors and A.P. classes. It is not a good place for kids who need to be pushed. There are some excellent teachers but you will find a few who are truly terrible. Socially, most kids seem to be happy. There is something for everyone in terms of extracurricular activities.

Salem High School 4

Posted March 06, 2009
- a student
This school is like any other highschool, you need to learn how to take advantage of what it has. You learn to become a more ambitious student as well as develop your social skills. If you want a good education bad enough you will succeed and learn something. It has groups and cliques but what highschool doesn't? For the most part the students I have met there are open to anyone. They have a strong athletic program and great coaches which support students with that they do on and off the field.

Salem High School 1

Posted February 23, 2009
- a student
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Salem High School 1

Posted January 24, 2009
- a student
This is probably the worst school on the North Shore, as proven by it's rating. The entire faculty, including the deans, seems to be made up of the most incompetent people the city could find. The teachers offer little help to students struggling with grades, the most they can offer a student is one hour a week after school. Do NOT send your children here, please listen to this warning. Send them to ANY high school within a 100 mile radius before you send them to Salem High School.

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Salem High School
77 Willson Street, Salem, MA  01970
(978) 740-1123
Last modified Salem High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Salem High School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 30 reviews. Top