Decatur County Middle School

2740 Hwy 641 South,

Parsons, TN, 38363-9797

Tel: (731)847-6510
Grades: 5-12

470 students

Decatur County Middle School serves 470 students in grades 5-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Decatur County Middle School operates within the Decatur County School District.

Overview

The student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Total Students 470 students
Decatur County Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Decatur County Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Decatur County Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Decatur County Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
7%
Decatur County Middle School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
4%
24%
Decatur County Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
89%
66%
Decatur County Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Decatur County Middle School Sch Ethnicity Decatur County Middle 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.
0.21 0.50
Decatur County Middle 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.
50%
48%
Decatur County Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Decatur County Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,719 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Decatur County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
7
Number of Students Managed 1,719 3,496
Decatur County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $28 MM
Decatur County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM $28 MM
Decatur County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,184 $8,477
Decatur County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,697 $8,379
Decatur County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Riverside High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Scotts Hill Elementary School (9.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parsons Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Decaturville Riverside High School
    4250 Hwy 641 South
    Decaturville , TN , 38329
    (731)852-3941
    1.2  mi  |  471  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Parsons Parsons Elementary School
    182 West 4th
    Parsons , TN , 38363
    (731)847-7317
    2.4  mi  |  454  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Decaturville Decaturville Elementary School
    2740 Hwy 641 South
    Decaturville , TN , 38329
    (731)852-4616
    2.6  mi  |  324  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Lexington Pin Oak Elementary School
    19925 Hwy 412 East
    Lexington , TN , 38351
    (731)968-7341
    8.7  mi  |  394  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Scotts Hill Scotts Hill Elementary School
    1 Hwy 114 Main
    Scotts Hill , TN , 38374
    (731)549-3411
    9.6  mi  |  306  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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