South Decatur Elementary School

9302 S Cr 420 W
Greensburg, IN 47240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
South Decatur Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
South Decatur Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than 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 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

South Decatur Elementary School's student population of 463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

South Decatur Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Decatur Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#669 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
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13%
White
96%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.080.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur County Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to South Decatur Elementary School is South Decatur Junior Senior High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greensburg Community Junior High School (10.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greensburg South Decatur Junior Senior High School Math: 46% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 461 students
    0.9 miles
    8885 S Sr 3
    Greensburg, IN 47240
    (812) 591-3330
    0.9 7-12 461
  • Greensburg Greensburg Community Junior High School Math: 48% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 498 students
    10.6 miles
    505 E Central Ave
    Greensburg, IN 47240
    (812) 663-7523
    10.6 6-8 498
  • North Vernon Sand Creek Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 387 students
    10.7 miles
    1450 W Cr 500 N
    North Vernon, IN 47265
    (812) 352-9343
    10.7 PK-6 387
  • Greensburg Greensburg Community High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 728 students
    10.8 miles
    1000 E Central Ave
    Greensburg, IN 47240
    (812) 663-7176
    10.8 9-12 728
  • Greensburg Greensburg Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 946 students
    10.9 miles
    900 N Big Blue Ave
    Greensburg, IN 47240
    (812) 663-8112
    10.9 PK-5 946

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