Decatur Stephen School
Decatur Stephen School serves 1,026 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Decatur Stephen School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Decatur Stephen School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Decatur Stephen School's student population of 1,026 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Decatur Stephen School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Decatur Stephen School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2026 out of 2797 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education
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