Private Schools in Salem, Massachusetts

There are 2 Private Schools in Salem, Massachusetts, serving a population of 43,146 people in an area of 9 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 21,573 people, and 1 Private School per 4 square miles.

In Massachusetts, Salem is ranked 213rd of 585 cities in Private Schools per capita, and 185th of 585 cities in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Salem Private Schools

Find Salem, Massachusetts private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools.


The Greenhouse School 145 Loring Avenue Salem, MA

The Phoenix School 89 Margin Street Salem, MA

About Salem Private Schools

Salem Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Salem, MA. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Massachusetts Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Massachusetts State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Salem Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Salem private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Salem private school test scores

Salem Private School Statistics

Find Salem Private School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Salem Private School Enrollment
 SalemEssex County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment2916,181
Kindergarten Enrollment40 (14.2%)1,045 (12.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)94 (6.3%)3,168 (8.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)272 (16.7%)4,160 (10.5%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)119 (6.7%)6,308 (14.9%)
Salem Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 SalemEssex County
Less than 9th Grade Education1,482 (4.9%)30,081 (5.6%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,240 (4.1%)26,635 (5.0%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)7,431 (24.7%)135,573 (25.4%)