South Decatur Jr-Sr High School



South Decatur Jr-Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Decatur Jr-Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 84
8 84
9 82
10 79
11 72
12 71
UG 3

South Decatur Jr-Sr High School is a public high school of the Decatur County Community School District located in Greensburg, IN. It has 475 students in grades 7th through 12th. South Decatur Jr-Sr High School is the 264th largest public high school in Indiana and the 11,204th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.6 to 1.

Total Students: 475
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,204th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 264th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 29th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 152nd out of 424

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South Decatur Jr-Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 247
(52%)
507
(51%)
 Female 228
(48%)
495
(49%)

South Decatur Jr-Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 458
(96%)
968
(97%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Decatur Jr-Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 264
(56%)
610
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(34%)
297
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(11%)
95
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Decatur Jr-Sr High School is ranked 225th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Decatur Jr-Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.0%. 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.

South Decatur Jr-Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 489
2006 488
2007 472
2008 456
2009 451
2010 454
2011 465
2012 474
2013 473
2014 477
2015 475

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 N/A
2007 14.7
2008 13.9
2009 14.1
2010 14.1
2011 10.7
2012 12.5
2013 10.9
2014 11.4
2015 10.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1881390593047
2006 0.23770491803279
2007 0.26059322033898
2008 0.30043859649123
2009 0.36585365853659
2010 0.37885462555066
2011 0.43655913978495
2012 0.4620253164557
2013 0.47780126849894
2014 0.45911949685535
2015 0.44421052631579

Compare South Decatur Jr-Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,060.0% 10.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
This School 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Decatur Jr-Sr High School
Greensburg, IN
Public 07 - 12 475 10.6:1  
Greensburg Community High School
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Public 09 - 12 729 16.6:1 11 miles
Hauser Jr-Sr High School
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Public 07 - 12 403 15.5:1 12 miles
North Decatur Jr-Sr High School
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Public 07 - 12 527 11.2:1 14 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,375 19.1:1 15 miles
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Public 07 - 12 412 15.4:1 16 miles
Jennings County Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 644 14.3:1 16 miles
Columbus Christian School
Columbus, IN
Private PK - 12 212 10:1 17 miles
Columbus East High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,573 20.1:1 17 miles
Columbus North High School
Columbus, IN
Public 09 - 12 2,015 16.9:1 18 miles
Waldron Jr-Sr High School
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Public 06 - 12 313 13.8:1 18 miles
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