Decatur Northside Elementary



Decatur Northside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Decatur Northside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 40
K 59
1 50
2 45
3 43
4 47
5 35
6 47
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Decatur Northside Elementary is a public elementary school located in Decatur, AR in the Decatur School District. It enrolls 366 students in grades 1st through 12th. Decatur Northside Elementary is the 336th largest public school in Arkansas and the 35,078th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 366
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,078th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 336th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 538th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 456th out of 555

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Decatur Northside Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 187
(51%)
187
(51%)
 Male 179
(49%)
179
(49%)

Decatur Northside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 209
(57%)
209
(57%)
 Hispanic 123
(34%)
123
(34%)
 Asian 14
(4%)
14
(4%)
 American Indian 10
(3%)
10
(3%)
 Black 6
(2%)
6
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Decatur Northside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 263
(72%)
263
(72%)
 Not Eligible 57
(16%)
57
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(13%)
46
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Decatur Northside Elementary is ranked 203rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decatur Northside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 65.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Decatur Northside Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 255
2006 271
2007 281
2008 264
2009 296
2010 341
2011 349
2012 366

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 12.9
2007 13.4
2008 16.5
2009 14.1
2010 17.2
2011 16.1
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67058823529412
2006 0.79335793357934
2007 0.74021352313167
2008 0.75757575757576
2009 0.79391891891892
2010 0.82404692082111
2011 0.85100286532951
2012 0.84426229508197

Compare Decatur Northside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 84.4%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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