Decatur Schools

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View Schools in Cities within 10 miles of Decatur

Trinity Schools9.48 mi
Hartselle Schools9.77 mi

View Schools in Cities between 10 and 20 miles of Decatur

Hillsboro Schools11.83 mi
Somerville Schools12.55 mi
Danville Schools14.58 mi
Falkville Schools14.68 mi
Madison Schools14.75 mi
Athens Schools15.18 mi
Moulton Schools17.94 mi

View Schools in Cities between 20 and 30 miles of Decatur

Vinemont Schools21.83 mi
Huntsville Schools22.04 mi
Elkmont Schools22.66 mi
Harvest Schools22.77 mi
Laceys Spring Schools22.85 mi
Rogersville Schools24.10 mi
Town Creek Schools24.14 mi
Toney Schools28.07 mi
Cullman Schools28.50 mi
Ardmore Schools29.54 mi
Owens Cross Roads Schools30.29 mi
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DECATUR, ALABAMA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private Decatur schools, but understands that choosing the right Decatur neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent Decatur school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.

ABOUT Decatur, Alabama SCHOOLS

Decatur schools boast a total student population of 70,873 attending 142 schools in 31 public school districts and 57 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Decatur public schools spend an average of $6,937 per student each year.

Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Decatur public schools average a student teacher ratio of 13:1. Decatur private schools average 10:1. Also, high schools in Decatur average a student body population of 862, while Decatur middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 615 and 387 respectively.

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It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.

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