Benjamin Davis Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 2

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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.

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School Overview

Address
417 Monroe Dr Nw
Decatur, AL 35601
Phone
(256) 552-3025
District
DECATUR CITY
County
MORGAN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
266
Classroom Teachers
17

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

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Better than ×% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Benjamin Davis Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46
Proficiency in Reading 46
Proficiency in Math 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.29
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.10
AVG FOR STATE 17.51
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 17 6.4%
Kindergarten 20 7.5%
Grade 1 110 41.4%
Grade 2 119 44.7%
Grade 3 0 0.0%
Grade 4 0 0.0%
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 266 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 56.0% 40.1% 56.2%
Black 31.3% 31.4% 33.6%
Hispanic 9.9% 26.8% 7.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.8% 1.2% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.5% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.6% 51.2% 51.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.6% 48.5% 46.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 2.7% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 54,844 4,887,871
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 987.5 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.4% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.7% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.4% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 16.5% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 22,069 1,860,269
Single Parent Households With Children 15.0% 11.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.4% 85.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.7% 24.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.9% 8.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.1% 11.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.8% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.0% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.4% 17.4%
$15,000 or less 16.3% 15.1%

Education 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%