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5333 Salem Rd

Lithonia, GA 30038

(678) 676-9402

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,146

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

23 Parent Reviews for Salem Middle School

This school needs the head of the board of education and do a clean sweep of teachers and administration. Ive never seen such unprofessionalism in a school. Teachers cursing at the kids, kids cursing at teachers. They allow bullying and they dont protect the children that are being taunted day in and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/10/14

This school is horrible...A large percentage of the teachers are just there for a consistent check...not because they have a passion to teach our children...the school is a fashion show of who can have the blondiest weave....or the highest heels.....there is no thrive for educating our children and pushing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/29/14

Salem Middle school has some really great teachers. As well as some teachers who should probably consider a different career or retirement. As a parent we can't place the blame entirely on the individual school. From my observation the problems stems mostly from the students who are a product of their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/14

Absolutely REPULSIVE! If I could have rated them a negative I would have! Please parents save yourself the headache. My son is in the 6th grade and I am desperately trying to get him elsewhere.

Posted by a parent on 03/17/14

Salem isn't bad. They have been putting teachers/staff out of the building , because they have been lacking. So , this year it should be better.

Posted by a other on 07/02/13

Everyone always screams bloody murder about Salem. When I had to go this school in the 6th grade I cried. All the awful rumors I had heard about the school made me think that I was gonna die if I when there. Salem is NOT as bad as you think it is. Are some of the students disruptive? Yes. Are there some ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/06/13

They Should Make this school abandoned or Get A new principal And also new staff members

Posted by a other on 04/19/13

Hello, I was a student to this horrible school for the of year 2009. Really if you ask anyne whose ever looked in the direction of Salem they would scream the words," Why?!? Why are you trying to go there???" To tell you the truth, they forced me to go ther simply because I moved out of state and they ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/16/11

I,m a 6th grade student at salem middle and if I made a list of all the schools in DeKalb and ordered them from best to worst, this school would be on the bottom of my list! It seems as if the school is for under achievers. Last semester was my first at this school. Only 8 students in 6th grade, about ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/11/11

I went to salem in 6th grade and i didnt like it at all. The teachers that i had werent good when i ask a question they put me down for it. The students there are anoiing and mean{ overall not saying all} and the environment of the school isnt good. Fights at school. People made fun of you if you didnt ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/27/10

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Test scores for Salem Middle School

CRCT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Salem Middle School
Dekalb County School District
* In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Lithonia schools — Salem Middle School is located at 5333 Salem Rd, Lithonia GA 30038. 5333 Salem Rd is in the 30038 ZIP code in Lithonia, GA The school district for Salem Middle School is the Dekalb County School District. Salem Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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