Decatur County School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 525 students in Decatur County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public high schools in Tennessee.
Public High School in Decatur County School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Tennessee public high school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public high school in Decatur County School District is Riverside High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Decatur County School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Tennessee average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Riverside High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Tennessee or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee public high school average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Decatur County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Decatur County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 09
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
1 School
420 Schools
# Students
525 Students
315,377 Students
# Teachers
31 Teachers
19,383 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Decatur County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 129 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#47 out of 146 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Decatur County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Decatur County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Decatur County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Decatur County  School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.20
0.52
# American Indian Students
1 Student
539 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
4 Students
6,179 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
24 Students
27,678 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
9%
# Black Students
24 Students
68,274 Students
% Black Students
5%
22%
# White Students
470 Students
206,604 Students
% White Students
89%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
343 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
5,760 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,093
# Students in K Grade:
-
919
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
971
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
982
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
998
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
1,062
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
1,418
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
4,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
6,089
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
6,591
# Students in 9th Grade:
128
75,314
# Students in 10th Grade:
146
74,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
122
71,915
# Students in 12th Grade:
129
69,261
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,571 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,253. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,940 is less than the state median of $10,022. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue
$16 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Decatur County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$17 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Decatur County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,571
$10,253
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Decatur County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,940
$10,022
This chart display average spending per public school student in Decatur County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Decatur County School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Riverside High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4250 Highway 641 South
Decaturville, TN 38329
(731) 852-3941
Grades: 9-12
| 525 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Decatur County
  • 59 West Main ST, Decaturville, TN, 38329
  • (731) 852-2391
  • Grades: PK - 09
  • Students: 525 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20

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