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DeKalb Community Unit School District No. 428
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  • DEKALB, IL

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

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DeKalb Community Unit School District No. 428 is an above average, public school district located in DEKALB, IL. It has 6,840 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 11% of students are at least proficient in math and 16% in reading.

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501 W DRESSER RD
DEKALB, IL 60115
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
16%
Percent Proficient - Math
11%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1140
249 responses
Average ACT
26
112 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
6,840
Free or Reduced Lunch
59.2%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$56,651
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.1%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$14,758 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    2%

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$47,410
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,003
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$192,200
National
$281,900

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