South Decatur Elementary School



South Decatur Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Decatur Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 68
2 72
3 74
4 82
5 90
6 81
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Decatur Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Greensburg, IN in the Decatur County Community School District. It enrolls 543 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Decatur Elementary School is the 290th largest public school in Indiana and the 17,655th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 543
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,655th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 290th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 169th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 87th out of 1,125

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South Decatur Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 287
(53%)
604
(53%)
 Female 256
(47%)
539
(47%)

South Decatur Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 529
(97%)
1,109
(97%)
 Hispanic 8
(1%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Decatur Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 260
(48%)
473
(41%)
 Not Eligible 229
(42%)
558
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(10%)
112
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, South Decatur Elementary School is ranked 294th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Decatur Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

South Decatur Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 532
2006 569
2007 551
2008 582
2009 550
2010 542
2011 523
2012 543

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 N/A
2007 16.9
2008 17.5
2009 15.9
2010 17
2011 15.8
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34586466165414
2006 0.37434094903339
2007 0.42649727767695
2008 0.45189003436426
2009 0.51818181818182
2010 0.52583025830258
2011 0.52390057361377
2012 0.57826887661142

Compare South Decatur Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Decatur Elementary School
Greensburg, IN
Public KG - 06 543 14.7:1  
Greensburg Community Jr High School
Greensburg, IN
Public 06 - 08 602 15:1 11 miles
St Mary Elementary School
Greensburg, IN
Private PK - 06 191 10:1 11 miles
Sand Creek Elementary School
North Vernon, IN
Public KG - 06 411 17.9:1 11 miles
Scipio Elementary School
Scipio, IN
Public KG - 06 352 15.3:1 12 miles
Greensburg Elementary
Greensburg, IN
Public KG - 05 1,013 17.2:1 12 miles
Rockcreek Elementary School
Columbus, IN
Public PK - 06 387 21.3:1 13 miles
Brush Creek Elementary School
North Vernon, IN
Public KG - 06 359 15:1 13 miles
St Mary Elementary School
North Vernon, IN
Private PK - 08 215 19:1 14 miles
North Decatur Elementary School
Greensburg, IN
Public KG - 06 600 16.4:1 14 miles
Hope Elementary School
Hope, IN
Public KG - 06 487 19.9:1 14 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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