Stephen Decatur Elementary School

3425 S Foltz St
Indianapolis, IN 46221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Stephen Decatur Elementary School serves 506 students in grades 1-6.
Stephen Decatur Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Stephen Decatur Elementary School's student population of 506 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-6
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Stephen Decatur Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Stephen Decatur Elementary School is 0.56, which is more 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
#1513 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
14%
12%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
63%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.560.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameM S D Decatur Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Stephen Decatur Elementary School is Decatur Township School For Excellence (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grade Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stout Field Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Indianapolis Liberty Early Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 613 students
    0.8 miles
    4640 Santa Fe Dr
    Indianapolis, IN 46241
    (317) 243-7559
    0.8 PK-K 613
  • Indianapolis Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grade Center Math: 44% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,159 student
    1.3 miles
    2805 S Lynhurst
    Indianapolis, IN 46241
    (317) 988-8100
    1.3 7-8 1,159
  • Indianapolis Stout Field Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 812 students
    1.3 miles
    3820 W Bradbury
    Indianapolis, IN 46241
    (317) 988-6800
    1.3 PK-6 812
  • Indianapolis Blue Academy Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-6 | 685 students
    2.3 miles
    5650 Mann Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-4100
    2.3 1-6 685
  • Indianapolis Gold Academy Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-6 | 633 students
    2.3 miles
    5650 Mann Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-0400
    2.3 1-6 633

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