Dekalb Middle School

  • Dekalb Middle School serves 546 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Dekalb Middle School operates within the Dekalb County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 546 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 546 students
Dekalb Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Dekalb Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Dekalb Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Dekalb Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Dekalb Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Dekalb Middle School Asian Students (2009-2012)
Hispanic
13%
8%
Dekalb Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
1%
22%
Dekalb Middle School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
86%
65%
Dekalb Middle School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dekalb Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.25 0.27
Dekalb Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Dekalb Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Dekalb Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

  • Dekalb County School District's student population of 2,984 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,818 in this district is less than the state average of $8,756. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,777 is less than the state average of $8,531. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed 2,984 3,513
Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $31 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $24 MM $30 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $7,818 $8,756
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $7,777 $8,531
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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