Muffley Elementary School

88 South Country Club Rd

Decatur, IL 62521-4473

Tel: (217)424-3194
Grades: PK-6

360 students

Muffley Elementary School serves 360 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% 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.

Overview

The student population of 360 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 360 students
Muffley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Muffley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Muffley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 15:1
Muffley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Muffley Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Muffley Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
30%
19%
Muffley Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
55%
50%
Muffley Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Muffley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Muffley Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.30
Muffley Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
35%
23%
Muffley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
34%
26%
Muffley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,838 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Decatur 61 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
3
Number of Students Managed 9,838 949
Decatur   61 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $99 MM $10 MM
Decatur   61 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $102 MM $10 MM
Decatur   61 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,903 $10,546
Decatur   61 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,255 $10,416
Decatur   61 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Phoenix Enrichment Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Jefferson Middle School (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 Students Grades
  • DecaturMichael E Baum Elementary School
    801 South Lake Ridge Ave
    DecaturIL 62521
    (217)424-3259
    0.8 mi | 400 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • DecaturThomas Jefferson Middle School
    4735 East Cantrell St
    DecaturIL 62521
    (217)424-3190
    1.2 mi | 467 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • DecaturPhoenix Enrichment Center
    Special Education School
    1900 East Cleveland Ave
    DecaturIL 62521
    (217)424-3090
    Special Education School

    1.2 mi | 58 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • DecaturSt Marys Adolescent Ed Program
    Alternative School
    1800 East Lakeshore Dr
    DecaturIL 62521
    (217)464-5000
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | 1 students | Gr. 1-11                      
  • DecaturEisenhower High School
    1200 South 16th St
    DecaturIL 62521
    (217)424-3095
    1.5 mi | 981 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Decatur, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.50, which is higher than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Decatur is Johns Hill Magnet School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.