Decatur School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 3 public schools in Decatur School District, serving 600 students.
  • Public school in Decatur School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 53% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
  • The top ranked public schools in Decatur School District are Decatur Northside Elementary School, Decatur Middle School and Decatur High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameDecatur School District
School District Websitehttp://www.decatur.k12.ar.us
School District Phone Number(479)752-3986
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
# of Schools3 Schools1,087 Schools
# of Students600 Students496,087 Students
# of Teachers58 Teachers35,805 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1

District Comparison

  • Decatur School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 261 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 70-79% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Decatur   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Decatur   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate70-79%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Decatur   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.580.58
# of American Indian Students14 Students3,146 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# of Asian Students34 Students8,074 Students
% Asian Students
6%
2%
# of Hispanic Students218 Students64,857 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
13%
# of Black Students11 Students101,315 Students
% Black Students
2%
20%
# of White Students321 Students301,858 Students
% White Students
54%
61%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student4,014 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students1 Student12,823 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:4016,843
# of Students in Kindergarten:4336,958
# of Students in 1st Grade:4036,832
# of Students in 2nd Grade:4336,929
# of Students in 3rd Grade:5337,808
# of Students in 4th Grade:5038,814
# of Students in 5th Grade:5138,851
# of Students in 6th Grade:3936,316
# of Students in 7th Grade:4036,431
# of Students in 8th Grade:3936,623
# of Students in 9th Grade:4537,736
# of Students in 10th Grade:4137,222
# of Students in 11th Grade:4335,386
# of Students in 12th Grade:3333,052
# of Ungraded Students: - 286

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,924 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,489. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,754 is less than the state average of $10,954. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$6 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Decatur   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$6 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Decatur   School District and average spending for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,924$10,489
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Decatur   School District and average revenue per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,754$10,954
This chart display average spending per public school student in Decatur   School District and average spending per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Decatur School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Decatur High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1498 Stadium Ave
    Decatur, AR 72722
    (479)752-3983

    Grades: 9-12 | 162 students
  • Decatur Middle School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1498 Stadium Ave
    Decatur, AR 72722
    (479)752-3986

    Grades: 5-8 | 209 students
  • Decatur Northside Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9083 Mt Olive Rd
    Decatur, AR 72722
    (479)752-3981

    Grades: K-4 | 229 students
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