Decatur Township School For Excellence

5106 S High School Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Decatur Township School For Excellence serves 262 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Decatur Township School For Excellence 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 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Decatur Township School For Excellence places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Decatur Township School For Excellence's student population of 262 students has grown by 57% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 63% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Decatur Township School For Excellence 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 diversity score of Decatur Township School For Excellence is 0.36, 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
#1742 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
79%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.360.51
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Decatur Township School For Excellence is Decatur Central High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Decatur Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley Mills Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Indianapolis Valley Mills Elementary School
    Grades: 1-6 | 581 students
    0.0 miles
    5101 S High School Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-6363
    0.0 1-6 581
  • Indianapolis Decatur Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 994 students
    0.1 miles
    5108 S High School Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-5274
    0.1 7-8 994
  • Indianapolis Decatur Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,880 student
    0.5 miles
    5251 Kentucky Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-5288
    0.5 9-12 1,880
  • Indianapolis Blue Academy
    Grades: 1-6 | 685 students
    1.3 miles
    5650 Mann Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-4100
    1.3 1-6 685
  • Indianapolis Gold Academy
    Grades: 1-6 | 633 students
    1.3 miles
    5650 Mann Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-0400
    1.3 1-6 633

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