9083 Mt Olive Rd
Decatur, AR 72722
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Decatur Northside Elementary School serves 229 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Decatur Northside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Decatur Northside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Decatur Northside Elementary School's student population of 229 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
229 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Decatur Northside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Decatur Northside Elementary School is 0.55, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#576 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
37%
13%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
56%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 20%)

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