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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Decatur Sd 61 School District Details

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

8,756 Students enrolled in District

21 Schools in District

19 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)

40 30 20 10 0
10%
34%
12%
36%
7%
31%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alternative Education Center School
620 E Garfield Ave
Decatur, IL, 62526
KG-12
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 Pl
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) 37.2% 49.6%
Black 56.5% 17.1%
Hispanic 4.3% 27.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 5.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 72.3% 48.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 72.3% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 2.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,508 $48,910,000 42.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $579 $5,138,000 4.5%
Staff $519 $4,606,000 4.0%
General Administration $573 $5,085,000 4.4%
School Administration $745 $6,615,000 5.7%
Operation $1,268 $11,263,000 9.8%
Transportation $713 $6,331,000 5.5%
Other $801 $7,113,000 6.2%
Total Support $5,197 $46,151,000 40.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,266 $20,126,000 17.5%
Total Expenditures $12,972 $115,187,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,823 $19,082,390,000 53.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,139 $2,211,837,000 6.2%
Staff $594 $1,154,531,000 3.2%
General Administration $601 $1,167,885,000 3.3%
School Administration $852 $1,655,260,000 4.6%
Operation $1,301 $2,528,130,000 7.0%
Transportation $726 $1,410,959,000 3.9%
Other $604 $1,173,773,000 3.3%
Total Support $5,818 $11,302,375,000 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,834 $5,504,646,000 15.3%
Total Expenditures $18,475 $35,889,411,000 100.0%
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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