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.  

McPrincipal's SHS McPrincipal's Night  
Thank you to all who came out to support our McPrincipal's and the SHS PBSIS program. And a HUGE Thank You to our Salem McDonald's for their support of our students & our school.

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


December, 2015

John Fenwick Academy
Arianna Myers, Kindergarten, Ms. Livingston
Da'Mon Banks, Kindergarten, Ms. Pastor

Salem Middle School   
Divine Lewis, Grade 6, Ms. Fernicola
Jamal Helton, Grade 6, Ms. Fernicola

Salem High School   
James Tunis, Grade 12, Mr. DeStefano
Tatiana Williams, Grade 12, Ms. Vengenock


December, 2015

Child Study Team – Josiah Hughes Special Education Teacher, SMS

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