Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist School District

3326 Cr 427
Waterloo, IN 46793
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public elementary schools serving 2,526 students in Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public elementary schools in Indiana.
Public Elementary Schools in Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Indiana public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public elementary school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,414 Schools
# Students
3,609 Students
663,311 Students
# Teachers
213 Teachers
42,194 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 391 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 90% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IN)
#92 out of 392 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
42%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
50%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
92%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.16
0.54
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,057 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
27 Students
18,652 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
158 Students
87,160 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
13%
# Black Students
17 Students
86,117 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# White Students
3,314 Students
432,567 Students
% White Students
92%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
627 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
91 Students
37,131 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
145
16,100
# Students in K Grade:
286
74,361
# Students in 1st Grade:
266
74,314
# Students in 2nd Grade:
275
75,414
# Students in 3rd Grade:
249
74,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
254
75,161
# Students in 5th Grade:
260
75,204
# Students in 6th Grade:
253
76,895
# Students in 7th Grade:
275
49,614
# Students in 8th Grade:
263
50,991
# Students in 9th Grade:
287
4,841
# Students in 10th Grade:
253
5,220
# Students in 11th Grade:
292
5,404
# Students in 12th Grade:
248
5,616
# Ungraded Students:
3
113

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,872 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,179. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,262 is less than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$43 MM
$13,615 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$41 MM
$13,234 MM
This chart display total spending of Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,872
$13,179
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,262
$12,810
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Dekalb Co Ctl United Sch Dist School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
James R Watson Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
901 Eckhart Ave
Auburn, IN 46706
(260) 920-1014
Grades: PK-5
| 570 students
Rank: #22.
Dekalb Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3338 Cr 427
Waterloo, IN 46793
(260) 920-1013
Grades: 6-8
| 791 students
Rank: #33.
Mckenney-harrison Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 South Indiana Ave
Auburn, IN 46706
(260) 920-1015
Grades: PK-5
| 648 students
Rank: #44.
Country Meadow Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2410 Cr 10
Ashley, IN 46705
(260) 920-1017
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #55.
Waterloo Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
300 E Douglas St
Waterloo, IN 46793
(260) 920-1011
Grades: PK-5
| 194 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,609 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : 92% (Top 50% in IN)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 42% (Top 30%)
  • : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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