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Decatur School District No. 61
  • Decatur, IL

Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C minus
  7. Administration
    grade C minus
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Decatur School District No. 61 is a public school district located in Decatur, IL. It has 8,518 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 7% of students are at least proficient in math and 12% in reading.

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101 W Cerro Gordo St
Decatur, IL 62523

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
12%
Percent Proficient - Math
7%
Average Graduation Rate
76%
Average SAT
1050
147 responses
Average ACT
23
118 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
8,518
Free or Reduced Lunch
53.5%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,433
Teachers in First/Second Year
16.9%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    51%
  • Support Services
    45%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$45,404
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$688
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$85,500
National
$229,800

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