Benjamin Davis Elementary School is located in Decatur, AL and is one of 13 elementary schools in Decatur City School District. It is a magnet school that serves 289 students in grades K-2.
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Benjamin Davis Elementary School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Alabama in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Benjamin Davis Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2010)
In 2010, Benjamin Davis Elementary School had 42% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Alabama had 53% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Two or More Races
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Decatur City District Spending
The Decatur City spends $9,991 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 62% on instruction, 32% on support services, 6% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Decatur City District
In 2010, Benjamin Davis Elementary School had 13 students for every full-time equivalent teacher.