Welcome to Salem City School District

Our Mission

The Salem City School District will be a high-performance district as demonstrated by the Salem City students who:  Exceed state standards in literacy and computation, develop intrinsic motivation to pursue education in and outside of the classroom setting, master the skills necessary to retrieve and analyze information, and become lifelong learners.

District Goals 2015-2018

2015-2016 Message from Dr. Michel, Superintendent of Schools


Warding of Diplomas First IB Diplomas awarded
Adam Dodds and Tanner Humphreys, 2015 graduates of Salem High School, are the first two students of Salem High School to receive an International Baccalaureate Diploma.  

Winter showcase
SHS Winter Showcase & Open House
Wednesday, February 24, 6 pm to 8 pm

Putnam Spelling Bee RAM Theatre 2016 Spring Musical 
The 25th Annual Putnam County SPELLING BEE.  
Friday, March 11 & Saturday, March 12 @ 7 pm in the SHS Auditorium.  Admission - Adults $7; Seniors & Students $5.

IB International Baccalaureate 
Frequently Asked Questions about the Diploma Programme
IB Credentials and the University Application Process
How Do Universities View The IB Diploma Programme?


RAM Videos Throughout our website, there are links to school videos which showcase many of our outstanding programs.
Watch them on our website, or directly on Vimeo: 
We are justifiably proud of our schools, our students, and our alumni!


RAM PRIDE! SHS lawn signs have arrived. Come get yours anytime during high school summer office hours -
8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Thursday.

Salem High School offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) at Salem High School   

SCSD is an Inter-District School Choice School 

School Counts!

NJ Family Care


January, 2016

John Fenwick
Marlon Taylor - Grade 1, Ms. Paris
Armoni Barrett - Garde 1, Mr. Shearer

Salem Middle School         
Aaliyah Holden - Grade 7, Ms. Boyce
Dominique Ortiz - Grade 7, Mr. Johnson

Salem High School 
Kevin Gbankor - Grade 10, Ms. Lamont
Emily Sperry - Grade 12, Ms. Ilaria


January, 2016

Lisa Morris 4th grade Teacher, Salem Middle School

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