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Salem Central School District is located at 41 East Broadway Salem, NY serving grades K-12 in Washington County. Students in academic will learn occupational, fine arts, and special education areas. Instruction in a second language (French and Spanish) begins in the seventh grade. Highlighting an excellent agricultural program is an on-site greenhouse in the high school courtyard. Expanded computer lab facilities provide students with the opportunity to develop this important technological skill.

In addition, Advanced Placement English, History and Calculus are available to students in their junior and senior years as well as a science research course. Also through a NYS and federal grant, students in grades 7-12 are able to participate in a service learning program. Typically, students have logged in well over 5000 hours while completing service learning activities throughout our school and local community during each of the past five years.

Washington Academy, founded in 1780, later becoming Salem Central School, was among the first secondary schools in New York State. Maintaining quality educational programs has always been given a high priority. The district's buildings retain the charm of its early architecture and unique beginning.

The district has a stable enrollment of 900 students, K-12, on one central campus. This includes approximately 50 students from the neighboring town of Rupert who are enrolled in the secondary level program as part of a unique relationship with the state of Vermont. The 425 students in the elementary school are served by 22 classroom teachers as well as full-time professional personnel in the areas of art, music, physical education, and library science.

Salem Central School District Information

Salem Central School District

41 East Broadway

Salem, NY 12865

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Washington County, New York

518-854-7855

Serving grades K-12

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Students: 740

Student / Teacher Ratio: 10.6

Schools in this District: 2

Salem Central School District Schools

School Name
City
Grade Level
County

Student Enrollment Information

Kindergarten
(Full Day)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
43 37 45 47 52 62 53 74 62 77 57 69 62
Total Students:
740
Attendance Rate:
95%
Suspensions:
75
Year Statistics Compiled:
2005
District teacher data and statistics
Superintendent:Charles Kremer
 Full TimePart Time
Principals20
Assistant Principals00
Teachers692
Other Professional Staff60
*Staff data was compiled in 2006
District Administrative Salaries
Title
Salary
Benefits
Other
Total Compensation
Superintendent Of Schools
$99,840
$18,242
$0
$118,082
Note: Data from the 2004-05 school year. It is a requirement that districts report the salaries of the superintendent; the deputy, assistant or associate superintendents; and other administrators or supervisors paid in excess of $113,000.

Adequate Yearly Progress Decisions

Sub-Group Names
Satisfactory
School Year
Subject:Elementary / Middle School English Language Arts
All Students
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Students With Disabilities
Yes
2006
Subject:Elementary / Middle School Math
All Students
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Students With Disabilities
Yes
2006
Subject:Elementary / Middle School Science
All Students
Yes
2006
Subject:High School English Language Arts
All Students
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Subject:High School Graduation Rate
All Students
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Subject:High School Math
All Students
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006

Regents Results

Subject
Year
# Tested
Percent Passing
 
Earth Science
2006
50
100.0%
English
2006
51
92.2%
French
2006
12
100.0%
Global Hist & Geography
2006
58
79.3%
Living Environment
2006
55
85.5%
Math A
2006
94
94.7%
Math B
2006
29
96.6%
Chemistry
2006
26
88.5%
Spanish
2006
14
100.0%
US History and Govt
2006
34
82.4%

Graduation Info

Group
High School Graduate
Regents Diplomas
Advanced Regents Diplomas
IEP / Local Certificates
Year
All Students
60
46 (76%)
29 (48%)
3
2006
All Students
54
50 (92%)
32 (59%)
3
2005
All Students
46
30 (65%)
0 (0%)
4
2004
General Education
56
45 (80%)
28 (5%)
0
2006
General Education
53
50 (94%)
32 (60%)
0
2005
General Education
46
30 (65%)
0 (0%)
0
2004
Students With Disabilities
4
1 (25%)
1 (25%)
3
2006
Students With Disabilities
1
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
3
2005
Students With Disabilities
0
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
4
2004

Student Post-Graduation Plans

Number of high school students planning to attend 4 year colleges In New York State
12 (2%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 4 year colleges Outside of New York State
10 (16%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 2 year colleges In New York State
23 (38%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 2 year colleges Outside of New York State
0 (0%)
Number of high school students planning to attend Post Secondary institutions In New York State
1 (01%)
Number of high school students planning to attend Post Secondary institutions Outside of New York State
0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates who plan to enroll in the Military
4 (06%)
Number of high school graduates who plan to pursue employment
5 (06%)
Number of high school graduates with disabilities who plan to attend vocational rehabilitation programs.
0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates with a known plan not specified above.
0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates whose plans do not fit the above categories or are unknown.
5 (08%)
2005/06 District Expenditure & Revenue Information
  • Unreserved Fund Balance:
    888,920
  • State AID Revenue:
    5,698,658
  • Star Revenue:
    826,724
  • Total State Revenue (State Aid + Star):
    6,525,382
  • Local Revenue:
    3,719,060
  • Federal Revenue:
    322,857
  • Total Revenue (state + local + federal revenues):
    10,567,299
  • Central Administration:
    168,853
  • Board of Education:
    107,130
  • Teacher Salaries:
    3,705,555
  • Pupil Personnel Services Instructional Salaries:
    194,642
  • Curriculum Development and Support Instructional Salaries:
    231,390
  • Boces Instructional Expenditures:
    686,877
  • Tuition Paid to other districts (excluding special act districts):
    0
  • Tuition Not Included in Tuition Above:
    119,088
  • Other Instructional Salaries:
    609,308
  • Other Instructional Expenses:
    295,417
  • Community Service:
    31,122
  • Operations and Maintenance:
    620,273
  • Teacher Retirement:
    337,141
  • Health:
    871,896
  • Other Employee Benefits:
    586,012
  • Other Undistributed:
    168,238
  • Other:
    0
  • SubTotal (total exp minus debt service expenditures (principal & interest) and transportation):
    8,732,942
  • Transportation:
    703,522
  • Debt Service-Principle:
    190,000
  • Debt Service-Interest:
    135,219
  • Total Expenditure:
    9,761,683
  • Duplicated Combined Adjusted Average Daily Membership:
    735
  • Revenue Per Pupil:
    14,377
  • Expenditure Per Pupil:
    13,281
  • Actual Value Per Total Wealth Unit (Property Wealth Per Pupil):
    193,985
  • Income Per Total Wealth Pupil Unit:
    62,518
  • Combined Wealth Ratio:
    0.543
  • IE 1 (Instructional Expenditures Excluding Fringe Benefits) as Percent of Total Expenditures:
    59.85%
  • Percent that fringe (employee) benefits for the instructional program are of total expenditures:
    17.53%
  • Instructional Expenditures (Including Fringe Benefits) as a percent of total expenditures:
    77.37%
  • Instructional Expense as a percent of Adjusted Total Expense:
    86.49%
  • Local Revenue Effort Rate (Local Revenues Divided by Property Value):
    18.19

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All Schools in Salem Central School District


Salem Central School District, Washington County, New York