Muffley Elementary School

Muffley Elementary School serves 377 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Muffley Elementary School operates within the Decatur 61 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 377 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 377 students
Muffley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Muffley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Muffley Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Muffley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Muffley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
25%
Muffley Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
30%
17%
Muffley Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
56%
50%
Muffley Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
13%
3%
Muffley Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Muffley Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.59 0.31
Muffley Elementary 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.
76%
47%
Muffley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
2%
3%
Muffley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,963 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,217 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,951 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name Decatur 61 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
3
Number of Students Managed 8,963 938
Decatur   61 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $103 MM $11 MM
Decatur   61 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $110 MM $11 MM
Decatur   61 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,217 $11,118
Decatur   61 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,951 $11,218
Decatur   61 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Phoenix Enrichment Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Phoenix Enrichment Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Michael E Baum Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DecaturMichael E Baum Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 418 students801 South Lake Ridge Ave
    DecaturIL 62521
    (217)424-3191
    0.8PK-6418
  • DecaturPhoenix Enrichment Center
    Special Education School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 1-12 | 68 students1900 East Cleveland Ave
    DecaturIL 62521
    (217)424-3086
    1.21-1268
  • DecaturThomas Jefferson Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 481 students4735 East Cantrell St
    DecaturIL 62521
    (217)424-3190
    1.27-8481
  • DecaturSt Marys Adolescent Ed Program
    Alternative School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 1-111800 East Lakeshore Dr
    DecaturIL 62521
    (217)464-5000
    1.41-11n/a
  • DecaturEisenhower High School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 954 students1 Educational Park
    DecaturIL 62526
    (217)876-8010
    1.59-12954

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