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Salem Sr. High School

Public | 9-12 | 600 students

 
 

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 57% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
15%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 54% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
56%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
58%
English

The state average for English was 60% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
61%
English II

The state average for English II was 69% in 2013.

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
74%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 61% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
65%
Government

The state average for Government was 54% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
63%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 47% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
28%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Students54%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White56%
Free or reduced-price lunch52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Algebra II

All Students48%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White48%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a

Biology

All Students77%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Free or reduced-price lunch71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

English

All Students65%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White65%
Free or reduced-price lunch67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

English II

All Students71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White74%
Free or reduced-price lunch59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Geometry

All Students58%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White57%
Free or reduced-price lunch45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a

Government

All Students69%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White70%
Free or reduced-price lunch56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 93% 74%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 0%
Hispanic 2% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Black 1% 17%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 27%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1400 Tiger Pride Dr
Salem, MO 65560
Phone: (573) 729-2222

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