Decatur High School



Decatur High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Decatur High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 289
10 257
11 213
12 199

Decatur High School is a public high school of the Decatur City School District located in Decatur, AL. It has 958 students in grades 8th through 12th. Decatur High School is the 88th largest public high school in Alabama and the 6,121st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 958
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 74.93

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Decatur High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 486
(51%)
2,215
(51%)
 Male 472
(49%)
2,102
(49%)

Decatur High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 506
(53%)
2,025
(47%)
 Black 296
(31%)
1,488
(34%)
 Hispanic 135
(14%)
672
(16%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
55
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
57
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Decatur High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 520
(54%)
2,365
(55%)
 Not Eligible 398
(42%)
1,701
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(4%)
251
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Decatur High School is ranked 65th out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decatur High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Decatur High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1058
2006 1061
2007 1073
2008 1093
2009 1048
2010 N/A
2011 1064
2012 958

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 14.4
2007 14.5
2008 14.7
2009 14
2010 N/A
2011 14.3
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47069943289225
2006 0.47596606974552
2007 0.46318732525629
2008 0.47575480329369
2009 0.5324427480916
2010
2011 0.55169172932331
2012 0.58455114822547

Compare Decatur High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 58.5%
 

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Public 08 - 12 958 12.8:1  
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