Public Schools in Salem, Indiana

There are 6 Public Schools in Salem, Indiana, serving a population of 6,191 people in an area of 4 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,031 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In Indiana, Salem is ranked 244th of 865 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 214th of 865 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Salem Public Schools

Find Salem, Indiana public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Bradie M Shrum Lower Elementary School 1101 North Shelby Street Salem, IN

Bradie M Shrum Lower Elementary School 1103 North Shelby Street Salem, IN

Bradie Shrum Elementary North Shelby Street Salem, IN

Salem High School 700 North Harrison Street Salem, IN

Salem Middle School 1001 North Harrison Street Salem, IN

West Washington Elementary School 8030 West Batts Road Salem, IN

About Salem Public Schools

Salem Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Salem, IN. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Indiana, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Salem Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Salem school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Salem Public School Statistics

Find Salem Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Salem Public School Enrollment
 SalemWashington County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment54 (81.8%)319 (85.1%)
Kindergarten Enrollment63 (100.0%)253 (90.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)294 (84.2%)1,109 (90.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)300 (100.0%)1,524 (86.2%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)210 (100.0%)1,369 (91.6%)
Salem Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 SalemWashington County
Less than 9th Grade Education285 (6.8%)1,085 (5.6%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)666 (15.9%)1,882 (9.8%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,660 (39.6%)8,387 (43.6%)