Decatur Northside Elementary School

Decatur Northside Elementary School serves 358 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Decatur Northside Elementary School operates within the Decatur School District.

School Overview

The student population of 358 students has grown by 35% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 358 students
Decatur Northside Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Decatur Northside Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Decatur Northside Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Decatur Northside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Decatur Northside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
3%
1%
Decatur Northside Elementary School American Indian Students (2002-2014)
Asian
4%
1%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Asian Students (2003-2014)
Hispanic
36%
11%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
3%
21%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Black Students (2005-2014)
White
54%
63%
Decatur Northside Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Decatur Northside Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.31
Decatur Northside Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
74%
52%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
10%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 580 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,598 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,417 is less than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Decatur School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 580 953
Decatur   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $10 MM
Decatur   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $6 MM $10 MM
Decatur   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,598 $10,220
Decatur   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,417 $10,673
Decatur   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Decatur High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gravette Middle School (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glenn Duffy Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DecaturDecatur High School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 222 students1498 Stadium Ave
    DecaturAR 72722
    (479)752-3983
    1.67-12222
  • GravetteGlenn Duffy Elementary School
    4.9 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 450 students601 El Paso St Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4120
    4.9PK-2450
  • GravetteGravette Middle School
    5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 459 students607 Dallas Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4160
    56-8459
  • GravetteGravette Upper Elementary School
    5 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 392 students500 8th Ave Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4140
    53-5392
  • GravetteGravette High School
    5.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 597 students325 Lion Dr
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4180
    5.49-12597

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