PROFICIENCY 20% 30% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
15%DECATUR SCHOOL DISTRICT
15%Decatur
28%Arkansas

Decatur Northside Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "DECATUR SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Decatur, AR. There are a total of 324 students and 20 teachers at Decatur Northside Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 237 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Decatur Northside Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.5%, which is 30% lower than the Arkansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students324
Teachers19.61
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch237
Reduced lunch40

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Decatur Northside Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All20-24%
330-39%
411-19%
511-19%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All15-19%
311-19%
411-19%
511-19%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Decatur Northside Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
White 54.7% 54.7% 64.2% 51.1%
Black 2.9% 2.9% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 3.8% 3.8% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 33.9% 33.9% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.4% 2.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.4% 2.4% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 3.1%

Decatur demographics profile

StatisticDecaturArkansasNational
Population2,2723,017,825328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5085891
Median age26.637.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%58%55%
Speak English52%93%79%
Speak Spanish42%5%13%

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%
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Source: The Decatur Northside Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.