Stephen Decatur High School



Stephen Decatur High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Stephen 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
9 375
10 301
11 359
12 311

Stephen Decatur High School is a public high school of the Worcester County Public Schools located in Berlin, MD. It has 1,346 students in grades 9th through 12th. Stephen Decatur High School is the 79th largest public high school in Maryland and the 4,035th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,346
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 85.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,035th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 79th out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 156th out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 78th out of 266

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Stephen Decatur High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 710
(53%)
1,392
(52%)
 Female 636
(47%)
1,285
(48%)

Stephen Decatur High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,054
(78%)
1,891
(71%)
 Black 147
(11%)
487
(18%)
 Hispanic 71
(5%)
126
(5%)
 Two or More 40
(3%)
105
(4%)
 Asian 27
(2%)
59
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Stephen Decatur High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 957
(71%)
1,677
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(24%)
866
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(5%)
134
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Stephen Decatur High School is ranked 113th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Stephen Decatur High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 38.5%. 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.

Stephen Decatur High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1389
2006 1436
2007 1389
2008 1390
2009 1433
2010 1436
2011 1399
2012 1341
2013 1316
2014 1299
2015 1346

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 17
2007 15.3
2008 15.4
2009 16.1
2010 16.3
2011 15.7
2012 15.1
2013 15.5
2014 15.2
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20518358531317
2006 0.21030640668524
2007 0.20302375809935
2008 0.22230215827338
2009 0.26099092812282
2010 0.26949860724234
2011 0.28377412437455
2012 0.29157345264728
2013 0.28951367781155
2014 0.29176289453426
2015 0.2890044576523

Compare Stephen Decatur High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.9%
 
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Stephen Decatur High School
Berlin, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,346 15.7:1  
Stephen Decatur Middle School
Berlin, MD
Public 07 - 08 615 11.6:1 1 miles
Worcester Preparatory School
Berlin, MD
Private PK - 12 544 12:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 12 70 4.7:1 13 miles
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Public PK - 12 55 4.2:1 17 miles
Snow Hill High School
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Public 09 - 12 328 10.6:1 17 miles
Sussex Central High School
Georgetown, DE
Public 09 - 12 1,450 14.9:1 22 miles
Delmarva Christian High School
Georgetown, DE
Private PK - 12 427 12:1 25 miles
Sussex Technical High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,444 15.7:1 25 miles
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