Decorah High School



Decorah High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Decorah 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
9 157
10 147
11 156
12 157

Decorah High School is a public high school of the Decorah Community School District located in Decorah, IA. It has 617 students in grades 9th through 12th. Decorah High School is the 65th largest public high school in Iowa and the 9,042nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 617
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.76

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Decorah High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 326
(53%)
326
(53%)
 Female 291
(47%)
291
(47%)

Decorah High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 589
(95%)
589
(95%)
 Hispanic 15
(2%)
15
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Decorah High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 486
(79%)
486
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 78
(13%)
78
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(9%)
53
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Decorah High School is ranked 110th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decorah High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.2%) is lower than the state average of 35.2%. 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.

Decorah High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 639
2006 586
2007 566
2008 581
2009 578
2010 610
2011 601
2012 617

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 14.5
2007 14.7
2008 15.2
2009 15
2010 16.6
2011 15.8
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14084507042254
2006 0.13310580204778
2007 0.13250883392226
2008 0.15318416523236
2009 0.17128027681661
2010 0.20491803278689
2011 0.19301164725458
2012 0.21231766612642

Compare Decorah High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.2%
 
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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