Dekalb Middle School

1132 West Broad,

Smithville, TN, 37166-2511

Tel: (615)597-7987
Grades: 5-8

520 students

Dekalb Middle School serves 520 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Dekalb Middle School operates within the Dekalb County School District.

Overview

The student population of 520 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 520 students
Dekalb Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Dekalb Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dekalb Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 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 16:1 15:1
Dekalb Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Dekalb Middle School Asian (2009-2012)
Hispanic
10%
7%
Dekalb Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
1%
24%
Dekalb Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
87%
66%
Dekalb Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dekalb Middle School Sch Ethnicity Dekalb 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.
0.23 0.50
Dekalb 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.
57%
48%
Dekalb 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%
Dekalb Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,015 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
7
Number of Students Managed 3,015 3,496
Dekalb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $28 MM
Dekalb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $28 MM
Dekalb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,109 $8,477
Dekalb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,188 $8,379
Dekalb 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 De Kalb County High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gordonsville Elementary School (14.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northside Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Smithville De Kalb County High School
    1130 West Broad
    Smithville , TN , 37166
    (615)597-4094
    0  mi  |  843  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Smithville Dekalb County Adult High School
    242 Tiger Dr
    Smithville , TN , 37166
    (615)497-2254
    0.1  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Smithville Northside Elementary School
    400 North Congress
    Smithville , TN , 37166
    (615)597-1575
    2.4  mi  |  619  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Smithville Smithville Elementary School
    221 East Bryant
    Smithville , TN , 37166
    (615)597-4415
    2.6  mi  |  598  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Liberty Dekalb West Elementary School
    101 Bulldog
    Liberty , TN , 37059
    (615)536-5332
    8.3  mi  |  430  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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