Dekalb Middle School

  • Dekalb Middle School serves 231 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Dekalb Middle School's student population of 231 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dekalb Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dekalb Middle School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3626 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
13%
52%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
66%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.520.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dekalb Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • De Kalb Dekalb High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 243 students
    0.3 miles
    152 W Maple St
    De Kalb, TX 75559
    (903)667-2422
    0.3 9-12 243
  • De Kalb Dekalb Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 350 students
    0.6 miles
    101 W Fannin St
    De Kalb, TX 75559
    (903)667-2328
    0.6 PK-4 350
  • De Kalb Hubbard Isd
    Grades: PK-8 | 84 students
    3.0 miles
    3347 Us Hwy 259 S
    De Kalb, TX 75559
    (903)667-2645
    3.0 PK-8 84
  • Avery Avery Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 176 students
    9.6 miles
    150 San Antonio St
    Avery, TX 75554
    (903)684-3116
    9.6 PK-5 176
  • Avery Avery High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 105 students
    9.6 miles
    150 San Antonio St
    Avery, TX 75554
    (903)684-3431
    9.6 9-12 105

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