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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 2018-2021
District Equality Goal

Superintendent's Message 2019-2020 

District Calendar 2019-2020

Headlines & Highlights

  2020Graduation Plan

Graduation Update - May 29, 2020

Letter to: Department of Education and all Public and Non-Public Schools
Colonel Patrick J. Callahan State Director of Emergency Management 

Monday, May 4, Governor Announces Closure of School for Remainder of School Year.

State of New Jersey Department of Education - Covid-19


Instructional Packets information, for students
NOT on Google Classroom

REVISED Food Distribution Schedule

GOOGLE CLASSROOM & Online Resources for Parents

UPDATE for all SCSD students NOT working on Google classroom. All students, if possible must be using Google classroom for all assignments during Covid-19 school closing.

SHS: Final drop-off of completed  work/Instructional Packets is
Friday, June 5th, curbside, as follows:
9th grade - 8 am to 9 am
10th grade - 9 am to 10 am
11th grade - 10 am to 11 am
12th grade - 11 am to 12 pm
See the attached memo from Mr. Mulhorn for more information.

SMS: Final drop-off of completed work is Friday, June 5, from 8 am to 12 noon in the SMS GYMNASIUM - Wesley Street entrance.

JFA: Final drop-off of completed work will be Friday, June 5, from 8 am to 12 noon in the JFA Cafeteria.

 Why Social Distancing Matters
Why Wear a Mask
What is Contact Tracing?

Celebrate 2020
RAM FAMILY, we are very excited to announce our Senior Spotlight  
on our school website & our social media platforms.

Many of our Ram traditions are taking on a different form this year, this is an opportunity for our RAM Family to meet the SHS Class of 2020, learn about their accomplishments and their future plans, and to share our blessings with them.

Let’s celebrate our Salem High School Seniors together!


The Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program (FFVP) is a federally assisted program that provides FREE, FRESH fruits & vegetables to students in elementary schools which are selected by the government through an application process each year. We are proud to announce that John Fenwick Academy & Salem Middle School are recipients of the FFVP.

SHS Military Wall of Honor

Photos & service records alphabetically
& by graduation year from SHS.

Recent addition to the SHS Military Wall of Honor:

 Leroy W. McCarson, Class of 2019

Leroy W. McCarson
U.S. Marine Corps

We are so very proud of our U.S. Military active duty & veterans!

 IB World School
IBWSC 2016
IBWSC Global Action Team - Global Citizenship

Salem High School is proud to offer our students the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Read the latest findings regarding the success of IB Diploma Programme students -- Facts & Figures The Diploma Programme Around the World.

U.S. universities evaluate academic grades in the context of a student's high school curriculum and its degree of rigour. The two-year IB Diploma Program is widely regarded as an academically demanding syllabus, and one that provides excellent preparation for college level coursework --  IB Student Acceptance Rates at The Top 25 U.S. Universities

IB Diplomas   
IB Diplomas
Adam Dodds and Tanner Humphreys, 2015 graduates of Salem High School -
the first two students of Salem High School to receive an
International Ba
ccalaureate Diploma.  

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


Stay Connected!

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

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


SOM February 2020

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