North Decatur Elementary School

  • North Decatur Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • North Decatur Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

North Decatur Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • North Decatur Elementary School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students551 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of North Decatur Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Decatur Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Decatur Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#178 out of 1769 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Decatur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Decatur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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Hispanic
2%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Decatur Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
96%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Decatur Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in North Decatur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Decatur Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.080.50
This chart display the diversity score of North Decatur Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Decatur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Decatur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur County Community Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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