Decatur Northside Elementary School

  • Decatur Northside Elementary School serves 262 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Decatur Northside Elementary School's student population of 262 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Decatur Northside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Decatur Northside Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#752 out of 999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Decatur Northside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
38%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Decatur Northside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
21%
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White
51%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Decatur Northside Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.600.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Decatur Northside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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