Decatur School District 61

  • 101 WEST CERRO GORDO ST
  • DECATUR, IL 62523
  • (217) 424-3011
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate61.8%80.4%
Dropout Rate4.1%5.2%
Per Pupil Spending$8,385$11,055
Students Per Teacher17.815.6
Number of Schools24-
Number of Students9,091-
Number of (FTE) Teachers512-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment9,09117.8
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students557
Kindergarten Students756
1st Grade Students745
2nd Grade Students741
3rd Grade Students713
4th Grade Students713
5th Grade Students658
6th Grade Students680
7th Grade Students631
8th Grade Students632
9th Grade Students1,024
10th Grade Students555
11th Grade Students438
12th Grade Students408
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native21
Asian or Pacific Islander87
Hispanic173
Black (Non-Hispanic)4,110
White (Non-Hispanic)4,070
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male4,285
Female4,176

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers51217.8
Prekindergarten Teachers16-
Kindergarten Teachers36-
Elementary Teachers329-
Secondary Teachers132-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides-
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors8
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors17
Elementary5
Secondary12
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians7
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff52
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators10
LEA Administrative Support Staff-
School Administrators39
School Administrative Support Staff-
Student Support Services6
Other Support Services Staff-

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$94,538,000-
Total Local Revenues$40,388,00042.7%
Property Tax$31,475,00033.3%
Other School Systems$256,0000.3%
Cities and Counties$32,0000.03%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$53,0000.06%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$7,0000.01%
School Lunch$778,0000.8%
Textbook Sales and Rentals$217,0000.2%
District Activity Receipts$86,0000.09%
Non-Specified$94,0000.10%
Interest Earnings$2,076,0002.2%
Miscellaneous$1,018,0001.1%
NCES and Census Revenue$4,296,0004.5%
Total State Revenues$44,618,00047.2%
General Formula Assistance$34,352,00036.3%
Special Education Programs$1,174,0001.2%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$160,0000.2%
Bilingual Education Programs$20,0000.02%
Vocational Education Programs$14,0000.01%
School Lunch Programs$126,0000.1%
Transportation Programs$2,517,0002.7%
Other Programs$1,463,0001.5%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$4,594,0004.9%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$198,0000.2%
Total Federal Revenues$9,532,00010.1%
Through State - Title I$5,060,0005.4%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$65,0000.07%
Through State - Title V, Part A$21,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$1,0000.00%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,671,0002.8%
Through State - Other$1,714,0001.8%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$80,541,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$38,186,00047.4%
Total Support Services Expenditures$38,953,00048.4%
Student Support$3,355,0003.5%
Instructional Staff Support$5,147,0005.4%
General Administration Support$2,688,0002.8%
School Administration Support$6,161,0006.5%
Operation and Maintenance Support$10,976,00011.6%
Student Transportation Support$5,764,0006.1%
Other Support Services$4,862,0005.1%
Total Other Expenditures$3,402,0004.2%
Food Services$3,401,0003.6%
Other Services$1,0000.00%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 61.8%
Total Diploma Count 483
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121054.1%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Decatur School District 61

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 24
  • Students: 9,091
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 512
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2440 North Summit Ave
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
285 16.8

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BRUSH COLLEGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
575 Brush College Rd
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
191 15.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
DECATUR AREA TECHNICAL ACADEMY
300 East Eldorado
Decatur, IL
Public | 9-10
4 -

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DENNIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1499 West Main St
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
249 20.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
DURFEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1000 West Grand Ave
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
300 17.1

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EISENHOWER HIGH SCHOOL
1200 South 16th St
Decatur, IL
Public | 9-12
1,173 22.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
ENTERPRISE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2115 South Taylor Rd
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
264 17.6

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GARFIELD MONTESSORI SCHOOL
300 Meadow Terrace
Decatur, IL
Public | PK-8
370 24.9

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HOPE ACADEMY
955 North Illinois
Decatur, IL
Public | PK-8
395 13.8

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JOHNS HILL MAGNET SCHOOL
1025 East Johns Ave
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-8
476 17.9

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MACARTHUR HIGH SCHOOL
1155 North Fairview Ave
Decatur, IL
Public | 9-12
1,221 21.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
MARY W FRENCH ACADEMY
520 West Wood St
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
326 16.3

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MICHAEL E BAUM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
801 South Lake Ridge Ave
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
394 22.5

3 out of 5
1 Review
MUFFLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
88 South Country Club Rd
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
354 24.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
OAK GROVE ACCELERATED SCHOOL
2160 West Center St
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
327 19.4

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PARSONS ACCELERATED SCHOOL
3591 North Macarthur Rd
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
334 20.9

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PERSHING EARLY LEARNING CENTER SCHOOL
2912 North University
Decatur, IL
Public | PK-KG
472 33.0

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
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PHOENIX ENRICHMENT CENTER SCHOOL
1900 East Cleveland Ave
Decatur, IL
Public | 7-12
36 4.5

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ROBERTSON CHARTER SCHOOL
2240 East Geddes St
Decatur, IL
Charter | KG-8
236 26.2

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SOUTH SHORES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2500 South Franklin St
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
349 18.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
STEPHEN DECATUR MIDDLE SCHOOL
1 Educational Park
Decatur, IL
Public | 7-8
480 12.3

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STEVENSON ACCELERATED SCHOOL
3900 North Neely Ave
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
259 15.2

1 out of 5
1 Review
THOMAS JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
4735 East Cantrell St
Decatur, IL
Public | 7-8
470 13.8

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WILLIAM HARRIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
620 East Garfield Ave
Decatur, IL
Public | KG-6
286 24.5

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