Decatur City Schools’ mission is to provide an innovative learning community committed to academic excellence and meeting the unique needs of every individual. Students at Decatur City Schools have incredible opportunities to participate in STEM programs, arts, and extracurricular activities. Private schools provide excellence in academics in a Christian environment and include Decatur Heritage Christian Academy and Saint Ann Catholic School.
including eight Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence
including a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
The Mission of Decatur City Schools is to provide an innovative learning community committed to academic excellence and meeting the unique needs of every individual. The Decatur City School System serves over 8,500 students in eighteen schools and is known for providing a rigorous academic program as well as a wide range of programs focused on preparing students for future careers in healthcare, advanced manufacturing, building sciences, and cyber security, among others. A state of the art Career Academy is being built that is scheduled for completion in Fall of 2024.
Decatur City Schools’ strategic planning goals includes producing 100% college/career-ready graduates, and as part of that it offers specialized programming for students in: