Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,299 students in Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
Public Schools in Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Indiana public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist School District are Eastside Junior-senior High School, Riverdale Elementary School and Butler Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,901 Schools
# Students
1,299 Students
1,033,226 Students
# Teachers
82 Teachers
65,700 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 364 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IN)
Overall District Rank
#189 out of 379 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dekalb Co Eastern Com 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dekalb Co Eastern Com 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.12
0.54
# American Indian Students
8 Students
1,796 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
28,278 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
38 Students
135,499 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
13%
# Black Students
19 Students
132,785 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# White Students
1,220 Students
679,714 Students
% White Students
94%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
919 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
12 Students
54,135 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
16,676
# Students in K Grade:
98
72,937
# Students in 1st Grade:
88
76,116
# Students in 2nd Grade:
96
73,804
# Students in 3rd Grade:
91
75,145
# Students in 4th Grade:
90
75,192
# Students in 5th Grade:
95
76,562
# Students in 6th Grade:
121
78,955
# Students in 7th Grade:
106
81,506
# Students in 8th Grade:
111
81,695
# Students in 9th Grade:
95
82,239
# Students in 10th Grade:
115
80,997
# Students in 11th Grade:
93
81,747
# Students in 12th Grade:
97
77,837
# Ungraded Students:
3
1,818

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $29,342 is higher than the state median of $12,585. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $27,731 is higher than the state median of $11,723. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$38 MM
$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$36 MM
$16 MM
This chart display total spending of Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$29,342
$12,585
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$27,731
$11,723
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Dekalb Co Eastern Com Sch Dist School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eastside Junior-senior High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
603 E Green St
Butler, IN 46721
(260) 868-2186
Grades: 7-12
| 620 students
Rank: #22.
Riverdale Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6127 Sr 1
Saint Joe, IN 46785
(260) 337-5464
Grades: K-6
| 297 students
Rank: #33.
Butler Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 S Broadway
Butler, IN 46721
(260) 868-2123
Grades: K-6
| 382 students
Rank: n/an/a
Impact Institutue
Vocational School
1607 E Dowling St
Kendallville, IN 46755
(888) 349-0250
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Northeast In Spec Ed Coop
Special Education School
1607 E Dowling
Kendallville, IN 46755
(260) 347-5236
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dekalb County Eastern Com School District
  • 300 E Washington St, Butler, IN, 46721-1119
  • (260) 868-2125
  • dekalbeastern.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in IN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12

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