Decatur City School District

  • 302 4TH AVE NE
  • DECATUR, AL 35601
  • (256) 552-3000
4.5
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate72.5%69.0%
Dropout Rate1.8%2.2%
Per Pupil Spending$9,919$8,646
Students Per Teacher12.515.6
Number of Schools19-
Number of Students8,821-
Number of (FTE) Teachers704-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment8,82112.5
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students156
Kindergarten Students708
1st Grade Students692
2nd Grade Students670
3rd Grade Students730
4th Grade Students698
5th Grade Students613
6th Grade Students653
7th Grade Students648
8th Grade Students642
9th Grade Students749
10th Grade Students745
11th Grade Students517
12th Grade Students532
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native21
Asian or Pacific Islander100
Hispanic1,543
Black (Non-Hispanic)2,886
White (Non-Hispanic)4,133
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male4,345
Female4,338

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers70412.5
Prekindergarten Teachers23-
Kindergarten Teachers76-
Elementary Teachers312-
Secondary Teachers293-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides19
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors145
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors28
Elementary16
Secondary9
Other3
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians19
Library Support Staff7
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff440
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators10
LEA Administrative Support Staff19
School Administrators29
School Administrative Support Staff42
Student Support Services17
Other Support Services Staff324

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$104,257,000-
Total Local Revenues$40,817,00039.2%
Property Tax$14,375,00013.8%
All Other Taxes$314,0000.3%
Cities and Counties$18,370,00017.6%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$461,0000.4%
School Lunch$1,801,0001.7%
Textbook Sales and Rentals$4,0000.00%
District Activity Receipts$586,0000.6%
Other Sales and Services$551,0000.5%
Rents and Royalties$88,0000.08%
Sale of Property$48,0000.05%
Interest Earnings$838,0000.8%
Fines and Forfeits$11,0000.01%
Private Contributions$867,0000.8%
Miscellaneous$2,503,0002.4%
Total State Revenues$55,683,00053.4%
General Formula Assistance$43,723,00041.9%
Staff Improvement Programs$69,0000.07%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$1,323,0001.3%
Bilingual Education Programs$226,0000.2%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$1,877,0001.8%
Transportation Programs$1,749,0001.7%
Other Programs$6,716,0006.4%
Total Federal Revenues$7,757,0007.4%
Through State - Title I$2,500,0002.4%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$1,860,0001.8%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$474,0000.5%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$47,0000.05%
Through State - Title V, Part A$14,0000.01%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$165,0000.2%
Through State - Bilingual Education$133,0000.1%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,479,0002.4%
Through State - Other$28,0000.03%
Direct - Other$57,0000.05%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$88,461,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$54,757,00061.9%
Total Support Services Expenditures$28,229,00031.9%
Student Support$4,259,0004.1%
Instructional Staff Support$3,917,0003.8%
General Administration Support$1,786,0001.7%
School Administration Support$5,487,0005.3%
Operation and Maintenance Support$9,331,0008.9%
Student Transportation Support$2,394,0002.3%
Other Support Services$1,055,0001.0%
Total Other Expenditures$5,475,0006.2%
Food Services$5,475,0005.3%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 72.5%
Total Diploma Count 520
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 26
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12481.8%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Decatur City School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 19
  • Students: 8,821
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 704
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AUSTIN HIGH SCHOOL
1625 Danville Rd Sw
Decatur, AL
Public | 9-12
1,494 14.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
AUSTINVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2320 Clara Ave Sw
Decatur, AL
Public | PK-5
412 12.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
BENJAMIN DAVIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
417 Monroe Dr Nw
Decatur, AL
Public | KG-2
289 12.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
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BROOKHAVEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
1302 5th Ave Sw
Decatur, AL
Public | 6-8
595 9.8

4 out of 5
1 Review
CEDAR RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL
2715 Danville Rd Sw
Decatur, AL
Public | 6-8
704 12.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
CHESTNUT GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw
Decatur, AL
Public | PK-5
437 12.7

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DECATUR HIGH SCHOOL
1011 Prospect Dr Se
Decatur, AL
Public | 9-12
1,049 14.0

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EASTWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1802 26th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
Public | PK-5
263 15.2

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FRANCES NUNGESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
726 Tammy St Sw
Decatur, AL
Public | PK-5
349 11.3

5 out of 5
4 Reviews
GORDON-BIBB ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
801 Wilson St Ne
Decatur, AL
Public | 3-5
304 14.1

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HORIZON HIGH SCHOOL
809 Church St Ne
Decatur, AL
Public | 8-12
- -

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JULIAN HARRIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1922 Mcauliffe Dr Sw
Decatur, AL
Public | KG-5
492 15.6

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
LEON SHEFFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
211 Gordon Dr Se
Decatur, AL
Public | PK-5
440 11.1

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LONG TERM CASE SCHOOL
910 Wilson St Ne
Decatur, AL
Public | KG-12
- -

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OAK PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
1218 16th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
Public | 6-8
644 11.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
SOMERVILLE ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
910 Somerville Rd Se
Decatur, AL
Public | PK-5
451 10.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
WALTER JACKSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1950 Park St Se
Decatur, AL
Public | KG-5
247 13.8

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WEST DECATUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
708 Memorial Dr Sw
Decatur, AL
Public | PK-5
300 12.0

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
WOODMEADE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1400 19th Ave Sw
Decatur, AL
Public | PK-5
283 10.7

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