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3338 County Road 427

Waterloo, IN 46793

(260) 920-1013

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 890

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Dekalb Middle School

This school has made some much needed improvements. With the addition of the new principal Mrs.Fifer, I have noticed many new changes at DMS. Very happy about this because prior to her arrival we considered leaving this school district. Amelia Swander, a guidance counselor has been amazing and without ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/27/13

dekalb middle school is the best middle school that i went to rachel mathews student

Posted by a other on 05/17/13

When theres a problem it might get addressed but not like it should. Most of the office people are rude.

Posted by a parent on 10/26/07

I have a 6th grade daughter attending DeKalb Middle School and I can't express, in words, how smooth her transition from the elementary has been. Her teachers are wonderful, caring people, and the guidance counselor is great. The school's administration has done a great job in creating a safe and warm ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/21/06

My child has had a wonderful experience at this school. Many new and motivated teachers have taken the time to get to know my child and assisted him to become more independent. It is a school you know cares about kids. I am amazed at how many opportunities there are for students to get involved and ...  Read more

Posted by a staff on 12/21/06

My son is a 6th grader at Dekalb Middle School. He is doing really well but has commented that a couple of the teachers are very gruff and grouchy. He also does not use the restroom between classes for fear of being tardy and receiving a 'blue' card. He absolutely loves band and the band teacher, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/24/05

I have a student at this school. With just moving into this school system my child has said that some of the teacher are mean. Some of the teachers can be very negative at times. Don't like the star book idea and the way they do the Math now. They also need to add 6th grade sports to the school. My child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/05/05

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Test Year: 2012
Dekalb Middle School
Dekalb County Central United School District
* In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
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Waterloo schools — Dekalb Middle School is located at 3338 County Road 427, Waterloo IN 46793. 3338 County Road 427 is in the 46793 ZIP code in Waterloo, IN The school district for Dekalb Middle School is the Dekalb County Central United School District. Dekalb Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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