Dekalb Middle School

  • Dekalb Middle School serves 776 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dekalb Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

Dekalb Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Dekalb Middle School's student population of 776 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students776 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dekalb Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dekalb Middle School is 0.14, 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 School Rank#382 out of 1762 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
n/a
12%
White
92%
69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.140.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County Ctl United School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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