Stephen Decatur Elementary School



Stephen Decatur Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Stephen Decatur Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 94
2 96
3 80
4 75
5 105
6 90
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Stephen Decatur Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Indianapolis, IN in the M S D Decatur Township School District. It enrolls 540 students in grades 1st through 12th. Stephen Decatur Elementary School is the 295th largest public school in Indiana and the 17,886th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 540
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,886th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 295th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 847th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 391st out of 1,125

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Stephen Decatur Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 298
(55%)
1,755
(52%)
 Female 242
(45%)
1,627
(48%)

Stephen Decatur Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 400
(74%)
2,573
(76%)
 Hispanic 70
(13%)
328
(10%)
 Black 35
(6%)
268
(8%)
 Two or More 32
(6%)
183
(5%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Stephen Decatur Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 325
(60%)
1,837
(54%)
 Not Eligible 139
(26%)
1,125
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 76
(14%)
420
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Stephen Decatur Elementary School is ranked 155th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Stephen Decatur Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.3%) is 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.

Stephen Decatur Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 420
2006 409
2007 433
2008 394
2009 378
2010 443
2011 513
2012 540

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 N/A
2007 18.7
2008 18.4
2009 16.8
2010 17.6
2011 19
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56428571428571
2006 0.66503667481663
2007 0.66050808314088
2008 0.66751269035533
2009 0.68518518518519
2010 0.74040632054176
2011 0.69785575048733
2012 0.74259259259259

Compare Stephen Decatur Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 74.3%
 

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