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Salem Elementary School

Public School | Grades K-5 | Wake County Schools
6116 Old Jenks Rd
Apex, NC 27523
(919) 363-2865

About This School

Salem Elementary School is located in Apex, NC and is one of 104 elementary schools in Wake County Schools School District. It is a public school that serves 938 students in grades K-5. See Salem Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, Salem Elementary School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The North Carolina average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

938

Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

49% 51%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

19.7%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$8,085
per student
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Salem Elementary School Reviews

By a Parent on

Academics seem pretty good here, but there are lots of good schools in this area.  I give an average rating because when it comes to being progressive, Salem Elementary is below average.  The school is very much about test scores and not so much about turning out well-rounded conscientious human beings.  A 5-star school accomplishes both. The school does not make an effort to be a leader.  They do not recycle.  They don't have a wellness committee, nor are they interested in starting one.  The teachers feed the kids junk food in the classroom very often, including using candy and Froot Loops for kindergarten math, and giving junk food as a reward for good behavior/work, even though this is explicitly against school board policy.  They do not offer any foreign language courses at all.

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