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 youtsider of the classroom setting, master the skills necessary to retrieve and analyze information, and become lifelong learners.

District Goals

We are “Committed to Excellence”, and we hope to make this site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and our community.

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


Homecoming is this Saturday, October 10th, the festivities begin at 10:30 am with the Class Float Parade, starting at the 49 Deli, traveling through Salem, ending at the Walnut Street Field.  

Following the parade will be the announcing of Class Float winners, and Homecoming Court presentations.  During these pre-game activities, all alumni are asked to stop at the Alumni table to register, and to meet our new vice principal, Ms. Pla.

Game time is 12 noon - Salem Rams vs. Pennsville. It is sure to be a exciting game, both teams are 4-0, battling for first place in the Classic Division.

At halftime, all registered alumni will be individually welcomed back to good old Salem High, we hope that you will join in and reunite with former classmates. See you at the game!

Fall Mums The SHS Booster Club has concluded the annual Fall Mum sale. The Mums will decorate the field for Homecoming, and can be picked up at the conclusion of the game. Thank you for supporting the SHS Boosters, as they support our students!  If you have any questions regarding your order please contact any Booster Club member, Anne Hudock - hudock@salemnj.org; 935-3900 x3117, or Thronna Busch - busch@salemnj.org; 935-2700 x2216.

John Fenwick Academy hosted author, Kimberly P. Johnson on Friday, September 25.  Ms. Johnson has been featured on the Today Show for her book, No Fear For Freedom: The story of the Friendship 9".  

An acclaimed author and storyteller, Kimberly motivates children to be creative and write stories.  Learn more about Kimberly Johnson and her works at http://www.simplycreativeworks.com.

NJ DOE School Climate & Culture Survey

Climate Survey - Parents - This survey is open until October 23rd.  Call SHS or SMS main office for the log in code.

~ Climate Survey - Students - This survey is open until October 16th.

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