Dekalb Middle School

1132 West Broad St

Smithville, TN 37166-2511

Tel: (615)597-7987
Grades 6-8
573 students
Dekalb Middle School serves 573 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Dekalb Middle School operates within the Dekalb County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 573 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 573 students
Dekalb Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Dekalb Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Dekalb Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Dekalb Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Dekalb Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
13%
8%
Dekalb Middle School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
87%
65%
Dekalb Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Dekalb Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.23 0.26
Dekalb Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
51%
Dekalb Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Dekalb Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,989 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,572 is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,496 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed 2,989 3,515
Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $30 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $22 MM $29 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,572 $8,707
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,496 $8,563
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is De Kalb County High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cornerstone Middle School (17.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northside Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SmithvilleDe Kalb County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 817 students1130 West Broad St
    SmithvilleTN 37166
    (615)597-4094
    09-12817
  • SmithvilleDe Kalb County Adult High School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 7-12242 Tiger Dr
    SmithvilleTN 37166
    (615)497-2254
    0.17-12n/a
  • SmithvilleNorthside Elementary School
    2.4 miles | Grades: 2-5 | 574 students400 North Congress Bl
    SmithvilleTN 37166
    (615)597-1575
    2.42-5574
  • SmithvilleSmithville Elementary School
    2.6 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 623 students221 East Bryant St
    SmithvilleTN 37166
    (615)597-4415
    2.6PK-2623
  • DowelltownDekalb West Elementary School
    8.3 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 402 students101 Bulldog La
    DowelltownTN 37059
    (615)536-5350
    8.3PK-8402

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