Decatur Northside Elementary School

9083 Mt Olive Rd

Decatur, AR 72722-0097

Grades: PK-6

366 students

Decatur Northside Elementary School serves 366 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% 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.

Overview

The student population of 366 students has grown by 30% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 366 students
Decatur Northside Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Decatur Northside Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Decatur Northside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 20:1 13:1
Decatur Northside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
3%
1%
Decatur Northside Elementary School American Indian Students (2002-2013)
Asian
3%
1%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Asian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
34%
10%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
1%
23%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Black Students (2005-2013)
White
58%
63%
Decatur Northside Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
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.
0.55 0.31
Decatur Northside Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
71%
52%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
12%
9%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 566 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,523 is higher than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,570 is less than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Decatur School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 566 925
Decatur   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $9 MM
Decatur   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5 MM $10 MM
Decatur   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,523 $9,870
Decatur   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,570 $10,243
Decatur   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • DecaturDecatur High School
    1498 Stadium Ave
    DecaturAR 72722
    (479)752-3983
    1.6 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 200 students                      
  • GravetteGlenn Duffy Elementary School
    601 El Paso St Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4120
    4.9 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 454 students                      
  • GravetteGravette Middle School
    607 Dallas Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4160
    5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 447 students                      
  • GravetteGravette Upper Elementary School
    500 8th Ave Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4140
    5 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 418 students                      
  • GravetteGravette High School
    325 Lion Dr
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4180
    5.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 553 students                      

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