Decatur, IL
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Decatur Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data


Decatur Sd 61 School District Details

Decatur Sd 61 School District
101 W Cerro Gordo St
Decatur, IL 62523

8,800 Students enrolled in District

23 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Decatur Sd 61 School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alternative Education Center School
300 E Eldorado St
Decatur, IL, 62523
06-11
Benjamin Franklin Elem School
2440 N Summit Ave
Decatur, IL, 62526
KG-06
Dennis Elem School
1499 W Main St
Decatur, IL, 62522
PK-08
Durfee Magnet Elementary School
1077 W Grand Ave
Decatur, IL, 62522
KG-06
Eisenhower High School
1200 S 16th St
Decatur, IL, 62521
09-12
Enterprise Elem School
2115 S Taylor Rd
Decatur, IL, 62521
PK-06
Garfield Montessori School
300 Meadow Terrace
Decatur, IL, 62521
PK-08
Hope Academy School
955 N Illinois St
Decatur, IL, 62521
KG-08
Johns Hill Magnet School
1025 E Johns Ave
Decatur, IL, 62521
KG-08
Macarthur High School
1499 W Grand Ave
Decatur, IL, 62522
09-12
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 41.3% 49.7%
Black 52.8% 17.3%
Hispanic 4.6% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 67.7% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 67.4% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.3% 2.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,914 $53,533,528 44.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $618 $5,594,136 4.7%
Staff $492 $4,453,584 3.7%
General Administration $471 $4,263,492 3.6%
School Administration $797 $7,214,444 6.0%
Operation $1,354 $12,256,408 10.3%
Transportation $650 $5,883,800 4.9%
Other $875 $7,920,500 6.6%
Total Support $5,257 $47,586,364 39.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,014 $18,230,728 15.3%
Total Expenditures $13,185 $119,350,620 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%

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