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
9 283
10 248
11 205
12 189

Decatur High School is a public high school of the Decatur City School District located in Decatur, GA. It has 925 students in grades 9th through 12th. Decatur High School is the 246th largest public high school in Georgia and the 6,333rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 925
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.6

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Decatur High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 463
(50%)
463
(50%)
 Female 462
(50%)
462
(50%)

Decatur High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 483
(52%)
483
(52%)
 Black 350
(38%)
350
(38%)
 Two or More 34
(4%)
34
(4%)
 Hispanic 33
(4%)
33
(4%)
 Asian 21
(2%)
21
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Decatur High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 687
(74%)
687
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 207
(22%)
207
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(3%)
31
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Decatur High School is ranked 362nd out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decatur High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 787
2006 755
2007 749
2008 733
2009 743
2010 758
2011 824
2012 925

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 12.8
2007 13.7
2008 13
2009 13.3
2010 13.2
2011 13.8
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30114358322745
2006 0.29271523178808
2007 0.28571428571429
2008 0.3137789904502
2009 0.27994616419919
2010 0.25593667546174
2011 0.25485436893204
2012 0.2572972972973

Compare Decatur High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 

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Public 09 - 12 925 13.7:1  
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