Fifth Avenue Elementary School

Fifth Avenue Elementary School serves 619 students in grades 4 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Fifth Avenue Elementary School operates within the Decatur City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 619 students has grown by 45% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-5
Total Students 619 students
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Fifth Avenue Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Fifth Avenue Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
23%
37%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
63%
43%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Fifth Avenue Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA 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.
0.55 0.40
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
14%
56%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
1%
6%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,167 students has grown by 47% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,043 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,522 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Decatur City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 4,167 3,213
Decatur City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $36 MM
Decatur City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $53 MM $34 MM
Decatur City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,043 $10,365
Decatur City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $18,522 $9,935
Decatur City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Decatur High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Renfroe Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Glennwood Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • DecaturNew Glennwood Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 318 students440 East Ponce De Leon Ave
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4435
    0.1PK-3318
  • DecaturDecatur High School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 990 students310 North Mcdonough St
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4420
    0.59-12990
  • Decatur Clairemont Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 408 students155 Erie Ave
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4450
    0.6PK-3408
  • DecaturRenfroe Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 860 students220 West College Ave
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4440
    0.76-8860
  • DecaturWinnona Park Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 452 students510 Avery St
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4490
    0.7PK-3452

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