Decatur, AL
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Decatur Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more


Decatur City School District Details

Decatur City School District
302 4th Ave Ne
Decatur, AL 35601

8,746 Students enrolled in District

20 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

Decatur City School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Alabama

(10 is best)

Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Austin High School
1625 Danville Rd Sw
Decatur, AL, 35601
09-12
Austinville Elementary School
2320 Clara Ave Sw
Decatur, AL, 35601
PK-05
Bankscaddell Elementary School
211 Gordon Dr Se
Decatur, AL, 35601
PK-05
Benjamin Davis Elementary School
417 Monroe Dr Nw
Decatur, AL, 35601
KG-02
Brookhaven Middle School
1302 5th Ave Sw
Decatur, AL, 35601
06-08
Cedar Ridge Middle School
2715 Danville Rd Sw
Decatur, AL, 35603
06-08
Chestnut Grove Elementary School
3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw
Decatur, AL, 35603
PK-05
Decatur High Developmental School
1011 A Prospect Dr Se
Decatur, AL, 35601
09-12
Decatur High School
1011 Prospect Dr Se
Decatur, AL, 35601
09-12
Eastwood Elementary School
1802 26th Ave Se
Decatur, AL, 35601
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 40.1% 56.2%
Black 31.4% 33.6%
Hispanic 26.8% 7.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.2% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.2% 51.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 48.5% 46.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.7% 4.8%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,307 $54,826,751 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $486 $4,224,798 3.9%
Staff $308 $2,677,444 2.4%
General Administration $146 $1,269,178 1.2%
School Administration $666 $5,789,538 5.3%
Operation $924 $8,032,332 7.4%
Transportation $349 $3,033,857 2.8%
Other $150 $1,303,950 1.2%
Total Support $3,029 $26,331,097 24.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,240 $28,165,320 25.8%
Total Expenditures $12,576 $109,323,168 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,255 $3,914,559,672 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $567 $422,058,201 5.4%
Staff $393 $292,831,749 3.7%
General Administration $240 $178,450,943 2.3%
School Administration $572 $426,100,145 5.4%
Operation $872 $649,636,865 8.3%
Transportation $463 $345,216,412 4.4%
Other $209 $155,448,946 2.0%
Total Support $3,315 $2,469,591,442 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,987 $1,480,438,584 18.8%
Total Expenditures $10,558 $7,864,664,335 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%

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