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Avg. test scores 69%
High school dipl. 33%
Bachelors degree 72%

Decatur school information

IndexDecaturArkansasNational
Average Test Scores15%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools286079,221
Total private schoolsn/a16524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a987,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Decatur are 69% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Decatur
  • 58.0% of people in Decatur have completed 8th grade
  • 55.3% of people in Decatur have completed high school
  • 8.4% of people in Decatur have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Decatur

      IndexDecaturArkansasNational
      Completed 8th grade58.0%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school55.3%79.0%83.0%
      Completed some college22.3%50.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree9.3%27.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors8.4%21.5%30.3%
      Completed masters2.1%7.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.3%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

      Decatur, AR School Districts

      • Decatur School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Decatur. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Decatur, AR schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Decatur, AR, an average of 58.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 55.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Colcord, OK87661%24%
      Bella Vista, AR27,98557%15%
      Bentonville, AR42,49948%3%
      Southwest City, MO97247%5%
      Gentry, AR3,67540%19%
      Decatur, AR2,27215%69%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Arcanum, OH2,27279%60%
      West Lafayette, OH2,27272%46%
      Mason City, IL2,27221%57%
      Jamestown West, NY2,27261%23%
      South Congaree, SC2,27231%37%
      Decatur, AR2,27215%69%
      Source: The Decatur, AR education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.