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School Supply Lists

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Supply lists for the 2018/2019 school year are now available. Click the headline for more information.

Summer Assignments (6th-12th Grades)

Summer Assignments (6th-12th Grades) Featured Photo
This summer, students entering 6th-12th grades are asked to complete summer assignments for math and language arts. These assignments were designed by Decatur City Schools’ teachers to help students refresh skills they learned last year. Students should complete assignments for the math and language arts classes they have registered to take for the 2018/2019 school year. Click the headline for more information.


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Our 2017-18 FNES Teacher of the Year, Coach Dunlap & Student of the Year, Jeremiah Malone!

New Austin and Decatur High Schools Furniture Package

New Austin and Decatur High Schools Furniture Package Featured Photo
Our two new high schools are going up around town! You may have seen renderings of what the outside of the buildings will look like, but now you can see more of what it will be like inside through the furniture package that's planned.

Decatur’s Biggest Outdoor Classroom Gets a Boost

Decatur’s Biggest Outdoor Classroom Gets a Boost Featured Photo
Thanks to the generous donation of $30,000 from Indorama Ventures, Wetland’s Edge Environmental Center (WEEC) is able to continue a free, nationally recognized outdoor classroom experience for 8,600 students of Decatur City Schools.

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In The Spotlight

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School Spotlight

Frances Nungester Elementary
We are excited that you chose our school community to help with shaping your child’s future. Our teachers are committed to providing unique educational opportunities to help your child become college and career ready. We take your child's educational experience seriously and desire to give them the absolute best!
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Principal's Message

Shannon McCaskey
Mrs. Shannon McCaskey has been the principal at Frances Nungester for 5 years. She absolutely loves her job and the people that she serves.
She is married to Craig McCaskey and enjoys spending time with him and her two children, Endiya and Myles. Endiya is in the 11th grade at Austin High School, and Myles is a 7th grader at Cedar Ridge Middle School. Mrs. McCaskey loves spending time with her family, traveling, reading good books, and watching suspenseful movies.
Education & Certifications
Ed. S. in Education Leadership; UNA (2007)
Administrative Certification; UNA (2005)
Master's Degree in Education; UNA (1999)
Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education; UNA (1997) 
Decatur High School (1993)
Principal of Frances Nungester Elementary (2012-Present)
DCS School Improvement Specialist (2003)
Second and Third Grade Teacher at Chestnut Grove Elementary (1998-2012)
Decatur City Schools Foundation
Decatur Youth Symphony
UA Early College A
Decatur Utilities