Fifth Avenue Elementary School

Fifth Avenue Elementary School serves 571 students in grades 4-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Fifth Avenue Elementary School operates within the Decatur City School District.

Overview

The student population of 571 students has grown by 69% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-5
Total Students 571 students
Gender % 43% Male / 57%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Students 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 0.57 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 15:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
6%
13%
Black
27%
37%
White
60%
44%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.57 0.40
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.
18%
52%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,861 students has grown by 48% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,793 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $19,273 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 42% over four years.
School District Name Decatur City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 3,861 3,197
District Total Revenue $42 MM $34 MM
District Spending $54 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,793 $9,939
District Spending / Student $19,273 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DecaturNew Glennwood Elementary School
    440 East Ponce De Leon Ave
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4435
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 262 students                      
  • DecaturDecatur High School
    310 North Mcdonough St
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4420
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 925 students                      
  • DecaturClairemont Elementary School
    155 Erie Ave
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4450
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 342 students                      
  • DecaturWinnona Park Elementary School
    510 Avery St
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4490
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 364 students                      
  • DecaturRenfroe Middle School
    220 West College Ave
    DecaturGA 30030
    (404)370-4440
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 782 students                      

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