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Salem High School
400 Spartan Drive
Salem, Virginia 24153
Hours:  Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
SHS Main Office Phone Number:  (540)387-2437
School Counseling Fax Number: (540)387-2439
Salem High School CEEB Code 472035


* If you feel in danger of harming yourself or others, please call 911. Other resources are Carilion Connect (540-981-8181), Lewis-Gale Respond (540-776-1100) and the National Crisis Line (1-800-784-2433). If you feel you are being physically harmed by a caregiver, you may call Child Protective Services at (1-800-552-7096). The Virginia Crisis Counseling Program (VA C.O.P.E.S) supports the mental and emotional well-being of those impacted by the pandemic. They can be reached at 1-877-349-6428. Spanish speaking counselors are available. 

Salem High School Counselors

Mr. Barrett – Last Name A – E
Dr. Snow – Last Name F – J
Ms. Arbogast (Coordinator) – Last Name K – Q
Mrs. Parrish – Last Name R – Z
Guidance Secretary/Registrar: Mrs. Chitwood



Class of 2021 College Application Process  (video link)

2021 Seniors and Families_ A Guide for Applying to Colleges.docx 

Naviance Student Login

Naviance College Application Process.pdf 

Senior Survey    (All seniors please complete by Sept. 25.)

FAQs for Seniors

Requesting Letters of Rec




Senior Scholarship Opportunities

If you are a Salem High School Senior and are interested in applying for a scholarship you may find a list of the scholarships on the on the family connection page.

How To Request A Salem High School Transcript

Transcript Request should be made at the School Counseling Office. Complete the Transcript Release Form to authorize the Registrar to release your transcript to a College/University or business. Please allow 5-7 business days to process. For additional information please contact Mrs. Tammy Chitwood by phone at (540)444-0910 or you may request your transcript via email. Email with your name at graduation, graduation year and where you want it sent.

How To Request Your Virginia Western Dual-Enrollment Transcript

Transcript Request should be made in the Advanced Studies Office which is located in the School Counseling Office.  Students need to fill out a VWCC Transcript Request Form and return to Mrs. Suzanne Mangum.  For additional information please contact  Mrs. Suzanne Mangum by phone at (540)-444-0916 or by email at

Are you transferring to Salem High School?

New Students are registered by appointment only. Please call the school and speak to the appropriate Counselor to schedule an appointment. The forms you need to print and bring with you to your appointment our found under school counseling forms.  A checklist is included to assist you in bringing the proper documents with you. The student MUST be present at the appointment.