Decatur Independent School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools in Decatur Independent School District, serving 3,344 students. Decatur Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Public schools in Decatur Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Texas public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Decatur Independent School District are Carson Elementary School, Decatur High School and Mccarroll Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the Texas public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameDecatur Independent School District
School District Websitehttp://www.decaturisd.us
School District Phone Number(940) 393-7100
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
# of Schools6 Schools8,955 Schools
# of Students3,344 Students5,398,246 Students
# of Teachers211 Teachers355,401 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

Decatur Independent School District, which is ranked #301 of all 1,200 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#255 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Decatur Independent   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Decatur Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Decatur Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Decatur Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.520.64
# of American Indian Students22 Students20,590 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students29 Students235,500 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students1,169 Students2,826,531 Students
% Hispanic Students
35%
52%
# of Black Students35 Students680,292 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# of White Students2,025 Students1,504,856 Students
% White Students
60%
28%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a8,027 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students64 Students122,450 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:74254,767
# of Students in Kindergarten:224371,437
# of Students in 1st Grade:243388,455
# of Students in 2nd Grade:242394,227
# of Students in 3rd Grade:252409,796
# of Students in 4th Grade:254413,679
# of Students in 5th Grade:262414,261
# of Students in 6th Grade:254402,503
# of Students in 7th Grade:227402,496
# of Students in 8th Grade:258398,647
# of Students in 9th Grade:259433,436
# of Students in 10th Grade:278397,442
# of Students in 11th Grade:266371,952
# of Students in 12th Grade:251345,148
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,565 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,556. The school district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,185 is less than the state median of $12,335. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (TX)
Total Revenue$39 MM$11 MM
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Spending$37 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Decatur Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,565$12,556
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Decatur Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,185$12,335
This chart display average spending per public school student in Decatur Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Decatur Independent School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Carson Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2100 Business 81 287 S
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7500

    Grades: PK-7 | 469 students
  • Decatur High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    750 E Eagle Summit Dr
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7200

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,054 student
  • Mccarroll Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1201 W Thompson St
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7300

    Grades: 6-8 | 485 students
  • Young Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    379 Buchanan Rd
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7400

    Grades: PK-5 | 520 students
  • Rann Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1300 Deer Park Rd
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7600

    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
  • Mccarroll Middle 6th Grade Math: 57% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1200 Eagle Dr
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7327

    Grades: 6 | 253 students
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