Race & Ethnicity
The federal government requires that both these questions be answered and provides only the following categories for ethnic group and race.
ETHNICITY: Is the student Hispanic / Latino? A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
Student Physical Residence Address Information
PO Boxes not acceptable for Physical Address
Pre-Kindergarten Data Collection
To verify Salem Residency and which school your student will attend please visit: Salem Address Verification
NON-Resident Application Questions
The City of Salem School Board approves applications based upon the following criteria:
Tuition: Salem City Schools may charge tuition not to exceed the total per capita cost of education, exclusive of capital outlay and debt service, for elementary or secondary pupils, and the actual, additional costs of any special education or gifted and talented program provided to the nonresident student (School Board Policy JEC-BR). (Please refer to page 2 of 4 for additional information)
Fee(s): Non-resident fee is $800.00 per student. Multiple students within the same household rate is as follows: $800 for the first student, $400 for the second student, $200 for third student and thereafter. Payment for fees and any tuition for special education and/or gifted services MUST be received upon approval of application. 50% reduction for fees only for Salem business and property owners with proper documentation. Tuition for special education and gifted services are not reduced for business owners or property owners.
Failure to complete the forms accurately shall result in a revocation of permission to attend.
Foster Parent Instructions: If a student is in a Foster Home, the Foster Parent CAN NOT complete this form. The Agency Representative with the Department of Social Services must fill out this form.
First Parent/Guardian Information
Refered to as "Parent #1"
Second Parent/Guardian Information
Refered to as "Parent #2"
Emergency Contact Information
Emergency Contacts are people other than the parents listed in the previous questions. They are often close friends, relatives, Step Parents, etc. They are contacted in the event that we are not able to reach the Parents/Guardians in case of emergency.
Home Language Survey
Permissions & Medical Information
The 5 documents listed below are all required to be fully registered for school. Please upload all documents you currently have available. You may upload JPG, PNG or DOC files. You may also take photos of documents if using a phone with a camera.
These documents may also be brought to the enrolling school directly in person. A copy of those documents will then be made in the school office. If you are physically delivering any documents please call the main office phone number for that school to make an appointment.
Sign & Submit
Salem High School Enrollment - Additional Instructions
Your student is enrolling at Salem High School. After you submit this form you will need to contact the Guidance Office to make an appointment to complete enrollment and schedule classes. Please call the Salem High School Guidance Office at 540-387-2437 and select Option #2.