Decatur County Middle School

  • Decatur County Middle School serves 526 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Decatur County Middle School operates within the Decatur County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 526 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 526 students
Decatur County Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Decatur County Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Decatur County Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Decatur County Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Decatur County Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Decatur County Middle School Asian Students (1997-2013)
Hispanic
5%
8%
Decatur County Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
4%
22%
Decatur County Middle School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
91%
65%
Decatur County Middle School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Decatur County Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.17 0.27
Decatur County Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Decatur County Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Decatur County Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

  • Decatur County School District's student population of 1,681 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,298 in this district is less than the state average of $8,756. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,392 is less than the state average of $8,531. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Decatur County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
8
Number of Students Managed 1,681 3,513
Decatur County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $31 MM
Decatur County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $14 MM $30 MM
Decatur County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,298 $8,756
Decatur County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,392 $8,531
Decatur County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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