South Decatur Jr-sr High School

8885 S Sr 3
Greensburg, IN 47240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 401 students in grades 7-12, South Decatur Jr-sr High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in IN)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Decatur Jr-sr High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

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School Overview

South Decatur Jr-sr High School's student population of 401 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

South Decatur Jr-sr High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Decatur Jr-sr High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IN)
#1161 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Decatur Jr-sr High 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 2020-21 school year data.
44%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Decatur Jr-sr High 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
96%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
This chart display the diversity score of South Decatur Jr-sr High School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of South Decatur Jr-sr High School and public school graduation rate of Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Decatur Jr-sr High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Decatur Jr-sr High School's ranking?
South Decatur Jr-sr High School is ranked #1161 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are South Decatur Jr-sr High School often compared to?
South Decatur Jr-sr High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North Decatur Jr-sr High School, Greensburg Community High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
What is the graduation rate of South Decatur Jr-sr High School?
The graduation rate of South Decatur Jr-sr High School is 95%, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 87%.
How many students attend South Decatur Jr-sr High School?
401 students attend South Decatur Jr-sr High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of South Decatur Jr-sr High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Decatur Jr-sr High School?
South Decatur Jr-sr High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does South Decatur Jr-sr High School offer ?
South Decatur Jr-sr High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is South Decatur Jr-sr High School part of?
South Decatur Jr-sr High School is part of Decatur County Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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