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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public schools managed by Decatur School District serving 632 students in Decatur, Arkansas.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arkansas state average of 40%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Decatur School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Decatur Decatur High School
    1498 Stadium Ave
    Decatur, AR 72722
    (479)752-3983

    Grades: 9-12 | 157 students
  • Decatur Decatur Middle School
    1498 Stadium Ave
    Decatur, AR 72722
    (479)752-3986

    Grades: 5-8 | 213 students
  • Decatur Decatur Northside Elementary School
    9083 Mt Olive Rd
    Decatur, AR 72722
    (479)752-3981

    Grades: K-4 | 262 students

Overview

School District NameDecatur School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students632 students
# of Teachers64 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
# of Male Students320 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students312 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.60
# of American Indian Students16 students
% American Indian Students
3%
# of Asian Students36 students
% Asian Students
6%
# of Hispanic Students218 students
% Hispanic Students
34%
# of Black Students16 students
% Black Students
3%
# of White Students335 students
% White Students
53%
# of Hawaiian Students9 students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
# of Two or more races Students2 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:59
# of Students in Kindergarten:46
# of Students in 1st Grade:52
# of Students in 2nd Grade:63
# of Students in 3rd Grade:52
# of Students in 4th Grade:49
# of Students in 5th Grade:43
# of Students in 6th Grade:32
# of Students in 7th Grade:38
# of Students in 8th Grade:41
# of Students in 9th Grade:44
# of Students in 10th Grade:46
# of Students in 11th Grade:39
# of Students in 12th Grade:28
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Decatur School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 256 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 70-79% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 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%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,924 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,338. 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 $10,931. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$6 MM$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Decatur School District and average revenue for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$6 MM$10 MM
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Revenue / Student$9,924$10,338
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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,754$10,931
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 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Decatur School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.60, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.33. The most diverse school in the district is Decatur Northside Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.