Young Elementary opened in 2010 as Decatur ISD's third elementary school. Young Elementary is named after Decatur ISD educators, Allen Ray and Nelda Young.
Allen Ray and Nelda served a combined 84 years as members of the Decatur ISD faculty and administration. Allen Ray was a teacher, coach and campus administrator for his entire professional career. Nelda was a much respected and revered business teacher and yearbook sponsor at DHS. She then served as a district administrator.
Young Elementary is proud to be a part of the Young family.
We are serving in a legacy of academic, athletic, and administrative excellence in Decatur ISD.