Statistics

statisticsSalem Christian School endeavors to be the best Lehigh Valley Christian school choice.  The academic curriculum at Salem Christian School is a carefully structured and educationally sound course of study designed to develop in each student an ever-expanding knowledge base through a planned sequence of learning experiences. Foremost in all planning is the advancement of a God-centered worldview. The school seeks to provide an environment in which students can discover their unique abilities and exercise their God-given talents to the ultimate end of glorifying their Creator. The course of study and related activities should be viewed as opportunities through which they can express obedience to God. A strong effort is made to help students achieve their full potential spiritually, mentally, socially, and physically.

Colleges Entered:
Over 98% of Salem graduates go on to college or further technical training, with most students accepted at their first choice. Some of the colleges our students have attended include Cairn University, Carnegie Mellon University, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, Kutztown University, Lancaster Bible College, Lehigh University, Moody Bible Institute, Houghton College, Liberty University, Cedarville University, Huntington College, Eastern University, Messiah College, Nyack College, Penn State University, University of Pennsylvania, , and local community colleges and technical programs.

Standardized Achievement Tests:
The Terra Nova is taken annually by all students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. In the most recent test, 84% of students scored at or above the 50th percentile, with 50% scoring in the above average range.

Standardized Test Scores:
Historically, Salem students score very well on standardized tests and on College Boards.

CLASS OF 2011 Critical Reading Math Writing
Salem Average 558 607 545
Salem Highest 780 720 710
National Average 501 516 492
PA Average 492 501 480
Compared to National +11%  +17%  +11%
CLASS OF 2012 Critical Reading Math Writing
Salem Average 554 539 627
Salem Highest 650 720 680
National Average 497 514 489
PA Average 493 501 479
 Compared to National  +11% +4%  +28%
CLASS OF 2013 Critical Reading Math Writing
Salem Average 499 465 515
Salem Highest 650 670 650
National Average 495 513 487
PA Average 494 504 508
 Compared to National  +1% -10%  +6%
CLASS OF 2014  Reading Math Writing
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CLASS OF 2015 Reading Math
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CLASS OF 2016  Reading Math
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