Decatur Northside Elementary School

9083 Mt Olive Rd

Decatur, AR 72722-0097

Tel: (479)752-3981
Grades: PK-6

349 students

Decatur Northside Elementary School serves 349 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Decatur Northside Elementary School operates within the Decatur School District.

Overview

The student population of 349 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 349 students
Decatur Northside Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Decatur Northside Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Decatur Northside Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Decatur Northside Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Decatur Northside Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
3%
1%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
34%
10%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
3%
22%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Black (2005-2012)
White
55%
64%
Decatur Northside Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Decatur Northside Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Decatur Northside Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.30
Decatur Northside Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
76%
52%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
8%
9%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Decatur School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 531 938
Decatur   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $9 MM
Decatur   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5 MM $10 MM
Decatur   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,523 $9,870
Decatur   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,570 $10,243
Decatur   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DecaturDecatur High School
    1498 Stadium Ave
    DecaturAR 72722
    (479)752-3983
    1.6 mi | 182 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • GravetteGlenn Duffy Elementary School
    601 El Paso St Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4120
    4.9 mi | 431 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • GravetteGravette Middle School
    607 Dallas Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4160
    5 mi | 447 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GravetteGravette Upper Elementary School
    500 8th Ave Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4140
    5 mi | 391 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • GravetteGravette High School
    325 Lion Dr
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4180
    5.4 mi | 559 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Benton County, AR public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the Arkansas average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Benton County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.