405 North Phelps St
Decatur, MI 49045
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Decatur Middle School served 167 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 15-19% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30-34% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
167 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
15-19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
30-34%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Decatur Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
21%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
69%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Decatur Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Decatur Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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