Dekalb Middle School

1132 West Broad St

Smithville, TN 37166-2511

Tel: (615)597-7987
Grades: 6-8

563 students

Dekalb Middle School serves 563 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 563 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 563 students
Dekalb Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Dekalb Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Dekalb Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 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 18:1 15:1
Dekalb Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
12%
7%
Dekalb Middle School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
1%
23%
Dekalb Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
87%
66%
Dekalb Middle School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Dekalb Middle School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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 (1988-2013)
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 (2007-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Dekalb Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,027 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed 3,027 3,473
Dekalb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $28 MM
District Spending $21 MM $28 MM
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: 2013 (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 Cornerstone Middle School (17.3 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
  • SmithvilleDe Kalb County High School
    1130 West Broad St
    SmithvilleTN 37166
    (615)597-4094
    0 mi | 827 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SmithvilleDe Kalb County Adult High School
    242 Tiger Dr
    SmithvilleTN 37166
    (615)497-2254
    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • SmithvilleNorthside Elementary School
    400 North Congress Bl
    SmithvilleTN 37166
    (615)597-1575
    2.4 mi | 600 students | Gr. 2-5                      
  • SmithvilleSmithville Elementary School
    221 East Bryant St
    SmithvilleTN 37166
    (615)597-4415
    2.6 mi | 614 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • DowelltownDekalb West Elementary School
    101 Bulldog La
    DowelltownTN 37059
    (615)536-5332
    8.3 mi | 423 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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