District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Decatur City School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Decatur City School District

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Parent / Guardian
December 17, 2022
This is a great school. The faculty is awesome. I like how the kids have a chance to be involved in community activities. I like that communication is always sent home about what's going on.
Parent / Guardian
December 14, 2022
This is our first year at Banks-Canddell and let me say it’s a great school! My son had a very easy time settling in. He loves this school! The teachers and staff I’ve encountered have all been very... More
Parent / Guardian
December 09, 2022
Our school environment is supportive and engaging. The faculty and workers are very friendly and inviting. I really love this school.
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