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
9 151
10 133
11 128
12 159

Decorah High School is a public high school of the Decorah Community School District located in Decorah, IA. It has 571 students in grades 9th through 12th. Decorah High School is the 76th largest public high school in Iowa and the 9,733rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 571
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,733rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 76th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 249th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 76th out of 366

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Decorah High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 297
(52%)
297
(52%)
 Female 274
(48%)
274
(48%)

Decorah High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 534
(94%)
534
(94%)
 Hispanic 15
(3%)
15
(3%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Decorah High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 424
(74%)
424
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(14%)
82
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(11%)
65
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Decorah High School is ranked 98th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decorah High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.7%) is lower than the state average of 36.6%. 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
2013 591
2014 572
2015 571

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
2013 16
2014 15
2015 14.7

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
2013 0.20135363790186
2014 0.21678321678322
2015 0.25744308231173

Compare Decorah High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.7%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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