Due to winter weather, Salem Academy will open at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. See our Winter Storm Update page for details.

About

History

Quick Facts

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  • The Class of 2018 had a 100 percent college acceptance rate and the 41 graduates earned more than $4.2 million in scholarship offers. 
  • Salem Academy offers 14+ hours of college credit through dual enrollment.
  • Salem Sisters come from all around the world! The 2018-2019 student body is from 9 states and 10 countries. 
  • Graduates of Salem Academy complete 6 weeks of internship experience prior to entering college! This experience benefits them throughout their college experience. Students have held January Term internships at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Biltmore Estate, Newbridge Bank, and the Center for Design Innovation in North Carolina; Oscar de la Renta in New York; and Doyle Dane Bernbach (DDB) Worldwide in China.
  • Salem Academy is located 5 minutes walking distance from downtown Winston-Salem.
  • 87% of students participate in a JV or Varsity sport.
  • According to Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) research findings in 2014, Salem Academy girls are twice as likely to recommend Salem Academy to prospective families than their counterparts at other SAIS member schools.
  • The average teaching tenure of the faculty at the Academy is more than seventeen years, and 78 percent of the faculty hold advanced degrees.
  • A 2014 SAIS study found that Salem Academy students and parents ranked teacher effectiveness at the Academy well above the average of other SAIS member schools.
  • Salem Academy alumnae include a first lady of the United States, a Rhodes Scholar, an Emmy-award winner, one of the highest ranking females in the US House of Representatives, and a world-renowned mathematician.

500 East Salem Ave | Winston-Salem, NC 27101 | 1-877-40SALEM