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
7 276
8 325
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Stephen Decatur Middle School is a public high school of the Worcester County Public Schools located in Berlin, MD. It has 601 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.8 to 1.

Total Students: 601
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 51

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Stephen Decatur Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 342
(57%)
1,389
(53%)
 Female 259
(43%)
1,249
(47%)

Stephen Decatur Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 463
(77%)
1,902
(72%)
 Black 74
(12%)
466
(18%)
 Hispanic 32
(5%)
112
(4%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
96
(4%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
51
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Stephen Decatur Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 382
(64%)
1,699
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 194
(32%)
790
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(4%)
149
(6%)
* 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 (36.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 36.0%. 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 649
2006 631
2007 663
2008 645
2009 628
2010 614
2011 638
2012 601

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 12.6
2007 13.4
2008 13.7
2009 13.4
2010 12.5
2011 13
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25423728813559
2006 0.24088748019017
2007 0.24585218702866
2008 0.28527131782946
2009 0.30573248407643
2010 0.34364820846906
2011 0.36990595611285
2012 0.36439267886855

Compare Stephen Decatur Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.0%
 
This School 36.4%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Stephen Decatur Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 601 11.8:1  
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