DeKalb County School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by DeKalb County School District serving 3,010 students in Smithville, Tennessee.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee state average of 37%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

DeKalb County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Smithville De Kalb County High School
    1130 West Broad St
    Smithville, TN 37166
    (615)597-4094

    Grades: 9-12 | 870 students
  • Smithville Dekalb Middle School
    1132 West Broad St
    Smithville, TN 37166
    (615)597-7987

    Grades: 6-8 | 523 students
  • Dowelltown Dekalb West Elementary School
    101 Bulldog La
    Dowelltown, TN 37059
    (615)536-5332

    Grades: PK-8 | 393 students
  • Smithville Northside Elementary School
    400 North Congress Bl
    Smithville, TN 37166
    (615)597-1575

    Grades: 2-5 | 639 students
  • Smithville Smithville Elementary School
    221 E Bryant St
    Smithville, TN 37166
    (615)597-4415

    Grades: PK-2 | 585 students

Overview

School District NameDeKalb County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,010 students
# of Teachers208 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
# of Male Students1,571 students
% Male Students
52%
# of Female Students1,439 students
% Female Students
48%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.28
# of American Indian Students8 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students5 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students393 students
% Hispanic Students
13%
# of Black Students51 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students2,531 students
% White Students
84%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students22 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:124
# of Students in Kindergarten:227
# of Students in 1st Grade:223
# of Students in 2nd Grade:214
# of Students in 3rd Grade:233
# of Students in 4th Grade:259
# of Students in 5th Grade:214
# of Students in 6th Grade:215
# of Students in 7th Grade:216
# of Students in 8th Grade:215
# of Students in 9th Grade:219
# of Students in 10th Grade:237
# of Students in 11th Grade:207
# of Students in 12th Grade:207
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • DeKalb County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 129 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of DeKalb County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of DeKalb County School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $7,304 in this school district is less than the state average of $8,897. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $7,231 is less than the state average of $8,572. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$22 MM$31 MM
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Spending$22 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of DeKalb County School District and average spending for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$7,304$8,897
This chart display average revenue per public school student in DeKalb County School District and average revenue per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$7,231$8,572
This chart display average spending per public school student in DeKalb County School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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DeKalb County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.28, which is same as the Tennessee average of 0.28. The most diverse school in the district is Smithville Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.