Education is very important to the community of Decatur both to the general population as well as to business and industry for the skills needed for their workforce.  All the schools from elementary through high school in the Decatur Independent School District demonstrate an Exemplary Rating from the State of Texas. Decatur offers a variety of educational opportunities including four year institutions, specialty institutions, community colleges, technical/trade schools all within a 50 mile radius of the city.  The variety of these choices provides a pool of graduates that is ready to join the workforce every year.

Decatur ISD

Total ISD Enrollment – 2,974

SchoolRatingEnrollmentAddressPhone
Carson ElementaryExemplary4662100 U.S. 81 Business
Decatur, TX 76234
(940) 393-7500
Rann ElementaryExemplary4941300 S Deer Park Rd
Decatur, TX 76234
(940) 393-7600
Young ElementaryExemplary402379 Buchanan Rd
Decatur, TX 76234
(940) 393-7400
McCarroll Middle 6th GradeExemplary2331201 W Thompson St
Decatur, TX 76234
(940) 393-7300
McCarroll Middle SchoolExemplary5041201 W Thompson St
Decatur, TX 76234
(940) 393-7300
Decatur High SchoolExemplary875750 E Eagle summit Dr
Decatur, TX 76234
(940) 393-7200

Four-Year Institutions

NameDist. to DecaturTypeEnrollmentInformation
University Of North Texas26.2 milesPublic, 4-year
or above
24,980Chestnut Ave., Denton, TX 76203
General information: (940) 565-2000
Admissions office: (940) 565-2681
Texas Woman’s University26.3 milesPublic, 4-year
or above
7,007304 Administration Dr, Denton, TX 76201
General information: (940) 898-2000
Admissions office: (940) 898-3188
Texas Christian University38.4 milesPrivate nonprofit,
4-year or above
7,4992800 S University Dr, Ft Worth, TX 76129
General information: (817) 257-7000
Admissions office: (817) 257-7490
 Texas Wesleyan University 38.9 miles Private nonprofit,
4-year or above
 2,204 1201 Wesleyan St, Ft Worth, TX 76105
General information: (817) 531-4444
Admissions office: (817) 531-4422
The University Of Texas At Arlington44.4 milesPublic, 4-year
or above
19,783701 S Nedderman Dr, Arlington, TX 76019
General information: (817) 272-2011
Admissions office: (817) 272-6287
Dallas Christian College45.9 milesPrivate nonprofit,
4-year or above
2652700 Christian Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75234
General / Admissions: (972) 241-3371
University Of Dallas47.0 milesPrivate nonprofit,
4-year or above
2,1211845 E Northgate, Irving, TX 75062
General information: (972) 721-5000
Admissions office: (972) 721-5266

Specialty Institutions

 Name Dist. to Decatur Type Enrollment Information
Health Science Center Ft Worth – University Of North Texas35.9 milesPublic, 4-year
or above
8913500 Camp Bowie, Ft Worth, TX 76107
General information: (817) 735-2000
Admissions office: (817) 735-2204
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary40.4 milesPrivate nonprofit,
4-year or above
1,9852001 W. Seminary Dr, Ft Worth, TX 76115
General / Admissions: (817) 923-1921
Parker College Of Chiropractic46.9 milesPrivate nonprofit,
4-year or above
 7512500 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75229
General / Admissions: (972) 438-6932

Community Colleges

NameDist. to Decatur
TypeEnrollmentInformation
Weatherford College –
Wise County Campus
6.7 milesPublic, 2-yearn/a5180 Hwy 380, Bridgeport, TX 76426
Phone number: 940-627-2690
Mailing Address: 502 Big Sandy Court
Bridgeport, TX 76426
North Central Texas College36.1 milesPublic, 2-year3,9531525 West California, Gainesville, TX 76240
General information: (940) 668-7731
Admissions office: (940) 668-4222
Weatherford College36.2 milesPublic, 2-year2,699225 College Park Dr, Weatherford, TX 76086
General / Admissions: (817) 594-5471
Tarrant County College District36.8 milesPublic, 2-year18,9331500 Houston St, Ft Worth, TX 76102
General information: (817) 515-5100
Admissions office: (817) 515-5291
Remington College – Fort Worth Campus38.3 milesPrivate for-profit,
2-year
652300 E. Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX 76112
General / Admissions: (817) 451-0017
North Lake College43.8 milesPublic, 2-year4,6865001 N Macarthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
General information: (972) 273-3000
Admissions office: (972) 273-3183
Brookhaven College47.7 milesPublic, 2-year5,6743939 Valley View, Farmers Branch, TX 75244
General information: (972) 860-4700
Admissions office: (972) 860-4883
Collin County Community College48.3 milesPublic, 2-year9,9634800 Preston Park Blvd., Plano, TX 75093
General information: (972) 881-5790
Admissions office: (972) 881-5710

Trade / Technical Colleges

NameDist. to DecaturTypeEnrollmentInformation
International Business School-Denton24.9 miPrivate for-profit,
less-than 2-year
n/a2006 W University Dr, Denton, TX 76201
General information: (940) 380-0024
Admissions office: (940) 380-0024
Westwood College Of Technology – Ft. Worth40.0 milesPrivate for-profit,
2-year
4141331 Airpot Frwy, STE 402, Euless, TX 76040
General / Admissions: (817) 685-9994
Olges School Of Hair Design40.5 milesPrivate for-profit,
less-than 2-year
785063 Old Granbury Rd, Ft Worth, TX 76133
General information: (817) 294-2950
Admissions office: (888) 621-7960
JPS Institute For Health Career Development41.8 milesPublic, 2-year742400 Circle Dr, STE 100, Fort Worth, TX 76119
General information: (817) 920-7352
Admissions office: (817) 927-1454
High-Tech Institute- Dallas42.9 milesPrivate for-profit,
less-than 2-year
7624250 N Beltline Road, Irving, TX 75038
General / Admissions: (972) 871-2824
ITT Technical Institute43.0 milesPrivate for-profit,
2-year
508551 Ryan Plaza Dr, Arlington, TX 76011
General / Admissions: (817) 794-5100
Iverson Business School & Court Reporting44.2 milesPrivate for-profit,
less-than 2-year
2551601 Ivy Lane, Arlington, TX 76011
General / Admissions: (817) 274-6465
Aims Academy44.4 milesPrivate for-profit,
less-than 2-year
n/a1711 S. Interstate 35e, Carrollton, TX 75006
General / Admissions: (972) 323-6333
International Beauty College44.8 milesPrivate for-profit,
less-than 2-year
652716 W. Irving Blvd, Irving, TX 75061
General / Admissions: (972) 513-1176
American Broadcasting School45.0 milesPrivate for-profit,
less-than 2-year
69712 N Watson Road, Arlington, TX 76011
General / Admissions: (817) 695-2474
Jones Beauty College47.3 milesPrivate for-profit,
less-than 2-year
13110909 Webb Chapel Rd, Dallas, TX 75229
General / Admissions: (214) 956-0088
ATI Career Training Center47.7 milesPrivate for-profit,
2-year
86110003 Technology Blvd. W., Dallas, TX 75220
General / Admissions: (214) 902-8191
Mid-Cities Barber College49.3 milesPrivate for-profit,
less-than 2-year
492345 Sw 3rd St, STE 101, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
General / Admissions: (972) 642-1892