Decatur Middle School

  • Decatur Middle School serves 994 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Decatur Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • Decatur Middle School's student population of 994 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students994 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Decatur Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Decatur Middle School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#1516 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
12%
12%
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Black
12%
12%
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White
73%
69%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.470.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameM S D Decatur Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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