Benjamin Davis Elementary School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-2
- Enrollment: 248 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 63%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Benjamin Davis Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Benjamin Davis Elementary School's student population of 248 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Benjamin Davis Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
How many students attend Benjamin Davis Elementary School?
248 students attend Benjamin Davis Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Benjamin Davis Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 21% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Benjamin Davis Elementary School?
Benjamin Davis Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Benjamin Davis Elementary School offer ?
Benjamin Davis Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is Benjamin Davis Elementary School part of?
Benjamin Davis Elementary School is part of Decatur City School District.
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