Decatur school information

Average Test Scores63%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools489379,235
Total private schools120624,875
Total post-secondary schools1687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Decatur are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Decatur.
  • 88.6% of people in Decatur have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.5% of people in Decatur have completed high school.
  • 33.8% of people in Decatur have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Decatur

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  • East Central Alternative SchoolP O Box 579Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Newton County Elementary SchoolPo Box 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 909 · Ratio: 17:167
  • Newton County High SchoolPo Box 278Grades: 06 - 12Students: 988 · Ratio: 17:159
  • Newton County Voc ComplexPo Box 742Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Decatur

Completed 8th grade88.6%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school87.5%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college74.2%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree47.8%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors33.8%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters16.5%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.5%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Decatur (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sebastopol, MS25266%3%
Lake, MS44161%11%
Newton, MS3,35847%31%
Decatur, MS2,13063%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stewartstown, PA2,13096%41%
Imperial, NE2,13074%9%
Jal, NM2,13034%49%
Apalachicola, FL2,12965%5%
Lame Deer, MT2,13122%67%
Decatur, MS2,13063%8%
Source: The Decatur, MS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.