Decatur City School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 20 public schools managed by Decatur City School District serving 8,693 students in Decatur, Alabama.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is less than the state average of 18:1.

Decatur City School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Decatur Austin High School Charter School
    1625 Danville Rd Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3060

    Grades: 9-12 | 1438 students
  • Decatur Austinville Elementary School Charter School
    2320 Clara Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3050

    Grades: PK-5 | 373 students
  • Decatur Banks-caddell Elementary School Charter School
    211 Gordon Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3040

    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
  • Decatur Benjamin Davis Elementary School Magnet School
    Charter School
    417 Monroe Dr Nw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3025

    Grades: K-2 | 272 students
  • Decatur Brookhaven Middle School Charter School
    1302 5th Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3045

    Grades: 6-8 | 340 students
  • Decatur Cedar Ridge Middle School Charter School
    2715 Danville Rd Sw
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256)552-4622

    Grades: 6-8 | 872 students
  • Decatur Chestnut Grove Elementary School Charter School
    3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256)552-3092

    Grades: PK-5 | 465 students
  • Decatur Decatur High Dev Special Education School
    Charter School
    1011a Prospect Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3008

    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
  • Decatur Decatur High School Charter School
    1011 Prospect Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3011

    Grades: 9-12 | 978 students
  • Decatur Eastwood Elementary School Charter School
    1802 26th Ave Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3043

    Grades: PK-5 | 217 students
  • Decatur Frances Nungester Elementary School Charter School
    726 Tammy St Sw
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256)552-3079

    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
  • Decatur Horizon High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    809 Church St Ne
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3054

    Grades: 8-12 | n/a students
  • Decatur Julian Harris Elementary School Charter School
    1922 Mcauliffe Dr Sw
    Decatur, AL 35603
    (256)552-3096

    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
  • Decatur Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Charter School
    801 Wilson St. Nw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3056

    Grades: 3-5 | 348 students
  • Decatur Long Term Case Alternative School
    Charter School
    910 Wilson Street Ne
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)308-2308

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • Decatur Oak Pk Middle School Charter School
    1218 16th Ave Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3035

    Grades: 6-8 | 662 students
  • Decatur Somerville Road Elementary School Charter School
    910 Somerville Rd Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3033

    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
  • Decatur Walter Jackson Elementary School Charter School
    1950 Park St Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3031

    Grades: K-5 | 297 students
  • Decatur West Decatur Elementary School Charter School
    708 Memorial Dr Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3027

    Grades: PK-5 | 299 students
  • Decatur Woodmeade Elementary School Charter School
    1400 19th Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256)552-3023

    Grades: PK-5 | 345 students

Overview

School District NameDecatur City School District
# of Schools20
# of Students8,693
# of Teachers546
Student : Teacher Ratio16
# of Male Students4,316
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students4,377
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.68
# of American Indian Students29
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students110
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students2,102
% Hispanic Students
24%
# of Black Students2,722
% Black Students
31%
# of White Students3,467
% White Students
40%
# of Hawaiian Students8
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students255
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:265
# of Students in Kindergarten:677
# of Students in 1st Grade:732
# of Students in 2nd Grade:740
# of Students in 3rd Grade:665
# of Students in 4th Grade:633
# of Students in 5th Grade:647
# of Students in 6th Grade:625
# of Students in 7th Grade:635
# of Students in 8th Grade:614
# of Students in 9th Grade:731
# of Students in 10th Grade:631
# of Students in 11th Grade:548
# of Students in 12th Grade:550
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Decatur City School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 64% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Decatur City School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Decatur City School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Decatur City School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,008 is higher than the state average of $10,349. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,946 is higher than the state average of $10,471. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$93 MM$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Decatur City School District and average revenue for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$92 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Decatur City School District and average spending for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,008$10,349
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Decatur City School District and average revenue per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,946$10,471
This chart display average spending per public school student in Decatur City School District and average spending per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Decatur City School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.68, which is higher than the Alabama average of 0.33. The most diverse school in the district is Somerville Road Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.