Fifth Avenue Elementary School

  • Fifth Avenue Elementary School serves 671 students in grades 4-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Fifth Avenue Elementary School operates within the Decatur City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 671 students has grown by 33% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students671 students
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Fifth Avenue Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeFifth Avenue Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
6%
14%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
20%
37%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
64%
42%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFifth Avenue Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA 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.
0.550.67
Fifth Avenue 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.
13%
57%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
2%
6%
Fifth Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Decatur City School District's student population of 4,345 students has grown by 33% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,379 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has declined by 31% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,779 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 31% over four years.
School District NameDecatur City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed4,3453,306
Decatur City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$43 MM$36 MM
Decatur City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$53 MM$34 MM
Decatur City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,379$10,365
Decatur City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,779$9,935
Decatur City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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