PROFICIENCY 10% 65% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages

Decatur Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "DECATUR SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Decatur, AR. There are a total of 119 students and 11 teachers at Decatur Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of 80 free lunch students and 17 reduced lunch students.

Decatur Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 9.8%, which is 65% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch80
Reduced lunch17


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Decatur Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

6<= 10%
7<= 10%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

6<= 10%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Decatur Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 54.7% 64.2% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.9% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian n/a 3.8% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 33.9% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 2.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 2.4% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.0% 1.9% 3.1%

Decatur demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5085891
Median age26.637.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%58%55%
Speak English52%93%79%
Speak Spanish42%5%13%

Education level achieved in Decatur

Completed 8th grade58.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school55.3%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college22.3%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree9.3%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.4%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters2.1%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Decatur Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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