Stephen Decatur Middle School



Stephen Decatur Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Stephen Decatur Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 212
8 172
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Stephen Decatur Middle School is a public high school of the Decatur School District 61 located in Decatur, IL. It has 384 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.8 to 1.

Total Students: 384
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.46

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Stephen Decatur Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 209
(54%)
1,541
(50%)
 Male 175
(46%)
1,528
(50%)

Stephen Decatur Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 200
(52%)
1,415
(46%)
 White 127
(33%)
1,271
(41%)
 Two or More 47
(12%)
285
(9%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
64
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
13
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Stephen Decatur Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 301
(78%)
2,114
(69%)
 Not Eligible 64
(17%)
895
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
60
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Stephen Decatur Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Stephen Decatur Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 612
2006 485
2007 469
2008 404
2009 439
2010 494
2011 423
2012 384

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 10.3
2007 13
2008 11.1
2009 11.2
2010 14
2011 11.2
2012 7.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83169934640523
2006
2007 0.80383795309168
2008
2009
2010 0.7753036437247
2011 0.78959810874704
2012 0.83333333333333

Compare Stephen Decatur Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
780.0% 7.8:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 83.3%
 

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