Top 10 Best Decatur Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 9,575 students in Decatur, AL. Decatur has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Decatur, AL are Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School, Eastwood Elementary School and Priceville High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Decatur, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Decatur have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Best Decatur, AL Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
801 Wilson St Nw
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3056
Grades: 3-5
| 319 students
Rank: #22.
Eastwood Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1802 26th Ave Se
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3043
Grades: PK-5
| 256 students
Rank: #33.
Priceville High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
2650 N Bethel Rd
Decatur, AL 35603
(256) 353-1950
Grades: 9-12
| 473 students
Rank: #44.
Priceville Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
438 Cave Springs Road
Decatur, AL 35603
(256) 341-9202
Grades: PK-5
| 638 students
Rank: #55.
Walter Jackson Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1950 Park St Se
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3031
Grades: K-5
| 286 students
Rank: #66.
Priceville Junior High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
311 Highway 67 South
Decatur, AL 35603
(256) 355-5104
Grades: 5-8
| 481 students
Rank: #77.
Decatur High Developmental
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1011a Prospect Dr Se
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3008
Grades: 9-12
| 36 students
Rank: #88.
Chestnut Grove Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw
Decatur, AL 35603
(256) 552-3092
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #99.
Frances Nungester Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
726 Tammy St Sw
Decatur, AL 35603
(256) 552-3079
Grades: PK-5
| 396 students
Rank: #1010.
Oak Park Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1218 16th Ave Se
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3035
Grades: 6-8
| 645 students
Rank: #1111.
Julian Harris Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1922 Mcauliffe Dr Sw
Decatur, AL 35603
(256) 552-3096
Grades: PK-5
| 409 students
Rank: #1212.
Woodmeade Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 19th Ave Sw
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3023
Grades: PK-5
| 380 students
Rank: #1313.
Decatur High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1011 Prospect Dr Se
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3011
Grades: 9-12
| 1,036 students
Rank: #1414.
Austin High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1625 Danville Rd Sw
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3060
Grades: 9-12
| 1,477 students
Rank: #1515.
Bankscaddell Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
211 Gordon Dr Se
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3040
Grades: PK-5
| 473 students
Rank: #1616.
Somerville Road Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1302 5th Ave Sw
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3033
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #1717.
West Decatur Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
708 Memorial Dr Sw
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3027
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #1818.
Austinville Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2320 Clara Ave Sw
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3050
Grades: PK-5
| 388 students
Benjamin Davis Elementary School
Magnet School
417 Monroe Dr Nw
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3025
Grades: PK-2
| 261 students
1302 5th Ave Sw
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3045
Grades: 6-8
| 494 students
Horizon High School
Alternative School
809 Church St Ne
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 552-3054
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
Long Term Case
Alternative School
406 2nd Ave Se
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 308-2308
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Decatur, Alabama

Decatur, Alabama Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2715 Danville Rd Sw
Decatur, AL 35603
(256) 552-4622
Grades: 6-8
| 755 students

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