Decatur Northside Elementary School

  • Decatur Northside Elementary School serves 324 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Decatur Northside Elementary School operates within the Decatur School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 324 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 324 students
Decatur Northside Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Decatur Northside Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Decatur Northside Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Decatur Northside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Decatur Northside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
4%
1%
Decatur Northside Elementary School American Indian Students (2003-2015)
Asian
7%
2%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
38%
12%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
2%
21%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
49%
61%
Decatur Northside Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Decatur Northside Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.32
Decatur Northside Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
73%
53%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
9%
Decatur Northside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Decatur School District's student population of 584 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,700 in this district is less than the state average of $10,835. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,059 is less than the state average of $10,302. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Decatur School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 584 913
Decatur School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $10 MM
Decatur School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $6 MM $9 MM
Decatur School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,700 $10,835
Decatur School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,059 $10,302
Decatur School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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