Decatur Discovery Academy



Decatur Discovery Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Decatur Discovery Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 39
8 24
9 24
10 20
11 22
12 17

Decatur Discovery Academy is a public high school of the M S D Decatur Township School District located in Indianapolis, IN. It has 146 students in grades 7th through 12th. Decatur Discovery Academy is the 392nd largest public high school in Indiana and the 18,668th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.2 to 1.

Total Students: 146
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 13

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Decatur Discovery Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 74
(51%)
1,460
(51%)
 Female 72
(49%)
1,428
(49%)

Decatur Discovery Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 124
(85%)
2,274
(79%)
 Black 15
(10%)
299
(10%)
 Two or More 4
(3%)
96
(3%)
 Hispanic 3
(2%)
202
(7%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Decatur Discovery Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 69
(47%)
1,156
(40%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(42%)
1,396
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(10%)
336
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Decatur Discovery Academy is ranked 386th out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decatur Discovery Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.7%. 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.

Decatur Discovery Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 138
2011 134
2012 146

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 11.9
2011 12.2
2012 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.42028985507246
2011 0.54477611940299
2012 0.52739726027397

Compare Decatur Discovery Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.7%
 

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