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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public elementary schools in Dekalb County, IN, serving 4,511 students. Dekalb County, IN public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Indiana public elementary school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 63% statewide average). Elementary schools in Dekalb County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Indiana public elementary schools.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Dekalb County, IN are Dekalb Middle School, James R Watson Elementary School and Riverdale Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public elementary school average of 33% (majority Black and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is less than the Indiana public elementary school average of 18:1.

Top Dekalb County Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Dekalb Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3338 Cr 427
    Waterloo, IN 46793
    (260) 920-1013

    Grades: 6-8 | 776 students
  • James R Watson Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    901 Eckhart Ave
    Auburn, IN 46706
    (260) 920-1014

    Grades: PK-5 | 608 students
  • Riverdale Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6127 Sr 1
    Saint Joe, IN 46785
    (260) 337-5464

    Grades: K-6 | 299 students
  • Country Meadow Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2410 Cr 10
    Ashley, IN 46705
    (260) 920-1017

    Grades: PK-5 | 309 students
  • Mckenney-harrison Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 South Indiana Ave
    Auburn, IN 46706
    (260) 920-1015

    Grades: PK-5 | 566 students
  • Garrett Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 E Houston St
    Garrett, IN 46738
    (260) 357-5745

    Grades: 6-8 | 415 students
  • Waterloo Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 E Douglas St
    Waterloo, IN 46793
    (260) 920-1011

    Grades: PK-5 | 200 students
  • J E Ober Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 E Houston St
    Garrett, IN 46738
    (260) 357-3112

    Grades: K-5 | 769 students
  • Hamilton Community Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    903 S Wayne St
    Hamilton, IN 46742
    (260) 488-2161

    Grades: K-6 | 153 students
  • Butler Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1025 S Broadway
    Butler, IN 46721
    (260) 868-2123

    Grades: K-6 | 416 students
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