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About This School

Stephen Decatur Middle School is a public middle school in Berlin. 614 students go to Stephen Decatur Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 2% of the Stephen Decatur Middle School students are "limited in English proficiency." 34% of the 614 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Stephen Decatur Middle School is 14:1. Selbyville Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 76% 70%
Hispanic 5% 4%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 13% 23%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34% 35%
Limited English proficiency 2% 3%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Poor communication Teachers on power trips. Blame is shuffled from parent to "terrible teachers" at the Intermediate & Elem. levels. Would not recommend this school. Teachers encourage poor habits by demanding ill students complete missed work in the 10 min prior to start of day. Teahers are more concerned with the ease by which they perform their tasks than the students educational experience. Staff is dismissive unless it benefits them directly.

  • (5 years ago)

    The school is very dirty. There is way to much dust in the classrooms. There are rude teachers and rude cafeteria staff. My child has complained about the cafeteria staff numerous amounts of time. It seems as if no money is spent toward my children to better their education experience. I feel that the money towards schools is used for teacher faculty and staff's own good. Im disappointed in the local school sytems. This is very concerning to me and other parents knowing that my child isn't getting a satisfactory education. I hope you think about my concerns thank you for your time.

  • (6 years ago)

    I love SDMS it helps me so much

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a current student as Stephen Decatur Middle and so far I have had no problems. Everybody is very nice and willing to help. They have great technological advancements experienced teachers that really care and great after school activities. I am a member of the student government and Honor Society our school offers tons oppertunities for everybody. So GO SEAHAWKS!

  • (6 years ago)

    Stephen Decatur Middle is an exellent school for my children. The teachers help the students achieve all of their goals easily by assisting them and just treating them like they are their own children.

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