Decatur Middle School



Decatur Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Decatur Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 464
8 439
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Decatur Middle School is a public high school of the M S D Decatur Township School District located in Indianapolis, IN. It has 903 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 903
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 56

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Decatur Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 469
(52%)
1,460
(51%)
 Female 434
(48%)
1,428
(49%)

Decatur Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 697
(77%)
2,274
(79%)
 Black 79
(9%)
299
(10%)
 Hispanic 77
(9%)
202
(7%)
 Two or More 41
(5%)
96
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Decatur Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 461
(51%)
1,396
(48%)
 Not Eligible 323
(36%)
1,156
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 119
(13%)
336
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Decatur Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.2%) is significantly 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 954
2006 955
2007 965
2008 897
2009 906
2010 983
2011 907
2012 903

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 N/A
2007 16.7
2008 17.9
2009 18
2010 21
2011 16.1
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4748427672956
2006 0.52041884816754
2007 0.52642487046632
2008 0.52508361204013
2009 0.57284768211921
2010 0.61953204476094
2011 0.6361631753032
2012 0.64230343300111

Compare Decatur Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
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 64.2%
 

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