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 (1988-2014)
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 (2009-2010)
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 $10,442 in this district is less than the state average of $11,020. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,770 is less than the state average of $10,669. The district spending/student has declined by 6% 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 (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $10 MM
Decatur School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $6 MM $10 MM
Decatur School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,442 $11,020
Decatur School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,770 $10,669
Decatur School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DecaturDecatur High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 141 students
    1.6 miles
    1496 Stadium Ave
    DecaturAR 72722
    (479)752-3983
    1.69-12141
  • DecaturDecatur Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 119 students
    1.6 miles
    1498 Stadium Ave
    DecaturAR 72722
    (479)752-3986
    1.66-8119
  • GravetteGlenn Duffy Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 441 students
    4.9 miles
    601 El Paso St Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4120
    4.9PK-2441
  • GravetteGravette Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 453 students
    5 miles
    607 Dallas St Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4160
    56-8453
  • GravetteGravette Upper Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 412 students
    5 miles
    500 8th Ave Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4140
    53-5412

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
April 22, 2017
Police departments on public school campuses have played a major role in reducing violent crime and the speed limit. Unfortunately, they are also fighting an uphill battle against budget cuts.
April 22, 2017
Which states have the most diverse public schools? We analyze our data to find how much diversity truly exists on public school campuses. Learn about the varying levels of school diversity in regions around the nation, as well as the benefits derived from ethnic diversity in schools.
April 21, 2017
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!