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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by Decatur County School District serving 1,676 students in Parsons, Tennessee.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee state average of 37%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Decatur County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Parsons Decatur County Middle School
    2740 Hwy 641 South
    Parsons, TN 38363
    (731)847-6510

    Grades: 5-8 | 475 students
  • Decaturville Decaturville Elementary School
    820 South West St
    Decaturville, TN 38329
    (731)852-4616

    Grades: PK-4 | 277 students
  • Parsons Parsons Elementary School
    182 West 4th St
    Parsons, TN 38363
    (731)847-7317

    Grades: PK-4 | 398 students
  • Decaturville Riverside High School
    4250 Highway 641 South
    Decaturville, TN 38329
    (731)852-3941

    Grades: 9-12 | 526 students

Overview

School District NameDecatur County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,676 students
# of Teachers109 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students892 students
% Male Students
53%
# of Female Students784 students
% Female Students
47%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.17
# of American Indian Students3 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students11 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students83 students
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Students56 students
% Black Students
3%
# of White Students1,518 students
% White Students
91%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students4 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:90
# of Students in Kindergarten:107
# of Students in 1st Grade:118
# of Students in 2nd Grade:108
# of Students in 3rd Grade:130
# of Students in 4th Grade:122
# of Students in 5th Grade:111
# of Students in 6th Grade:118
# of Students in 7th Grade:117
# of Students in 8th Grade:129
# of Students in 9th Grade:152
# of Students in 10th Grade:124
# of Students in 11th Grade:130
# of Students in 12th Grade:120
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Decatur County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 129 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
35%
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,335 in this school district is less than the state average of $8,897. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $7,967 is less than the state average of $8,572. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$14 MM$31 MM
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Spending$13 MM$29 MM
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Revenue / Student$8,335$8,897
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Spending / Student$7,967$8,572
This chart display average spending per public school student in Decatur County School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Decatur County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.17, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.28. The most diverse school in the district is Parsons Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.