Fast Facts

    • New Salem Elementary operates on a traditional school calendar.
    • Enrollment = Approximately 333 students
    • Grade Levels: Kindergarten - Fifth Grade
    • Average Student/Teacher Ratio: 19
    • State Recognition: 2003-2004, 2004-2005 & 2005-2006 School of Excellence
    • Five-Star After School Program: The after school program is available throughout the school year. The hours are 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Activities include arts and crafts, games, various centers, snacks, computer time, and assistance with homework.
    • Communication is one key to our students' success. We communicate through: Classroom Newsletters, The Round Table (Newsletter), Folders sent home, Student Handbook/Agenda, Home visits, Progress reports, Parent/student conferences, and Monthly Calendar of Events
    • Exceptional Children's Program
      (Resource & Academically/Intellectually Gifted)


    • Academically and Intellectually Gifted (AIG)


    • Teacher of the Year
    • BETA Club


    New Salem Elementary offers a variety of after school enrichment opportunities to students. These optional activities include:

    • New Salem Road Runners - meets every Monday with teacher Mrs. Beverly Little
    • Good News Club - meets every Tuesday with Mr. Jeremy Young
    • Art Club- meets every Tuesday and Thursday with Mrs. Kristina Hill
    • Cartooning-meets every Wednesday
    • Game Club- meets every Thursday with Mrs. Jillian Tucker
    • Beta Club - (Fifth Grade only) meets every Thursday with teachers Mrs. Susanne Thom and Mrs. Jessica Harris
    • International Club - meets every Friday with Teacher Mrs. Dede Cox
    • Yearbook Club- meets every Friday with teacher Mrs. Cheryl Batten

    New Salem Elementary has...

    • 17 Classrooms
    • Air-Conditioned Gymnasium
    • Cafeteria - Painted with mascot and core values
    • Computer Lab - 30 IMACs
    • Closed-Circuit Broadcast Facilities
    • Community Walking Track
    • Enclosed Science Courtyard
    • Auditorium with full stage