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 64
10 72
11 61
12 61

Decatur High School is a public high school of the Decatur Public Schools located in Decatur, MI. It has 258 students in grades 9th through 12th. Decatur High School is the 634th largest public high school in Michigan and the 15,742nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.8 to 1.

Total Students: 258
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,742nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 634th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 696th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 709th out of 1,154

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Decatur High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 139
(54%)
436
(52%)
 Female 119
(46%)
400
(48%)

Decatur High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 182
(71%)
585
(70%)
 Hispanic 54
(21%)
183
(22%)
 Two or More 12
(5%)
45
(5%)
 Black 6
(2%)
13
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Decatur High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 127
(49%)
469
(56%)
 Not Eligible 104
(40%)
279
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(10%)
88
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Decatur High School is ranked 503rd out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decatur High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.7%) is higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Decatur High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 286
2006 299
2007 298
2008 319
2009 322
2010 297
2011 315
2012 286
2013 275
2014 280
2015 258

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 18.7
2007 18
2008 18.1
2009 18.8
2010 18.5
2011 22.2
2012 22.1
2013 19.9
2014 22.8
2015 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44755244755245
2006 0.51839464882943
2007 0.62751677852349
2008 0.58620689655172
2009 0.61490683229814
2010 0.58249158249158
2011 0.62222222222222
2012 0.66433566433566
2013 0.64363636363636
2014 0.62142857142857
2015 0.5968992248062

Compare Decatur High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 59.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Decatur High School
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Public 09 - 12 258 20.8:1  
Decatur Middle School
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Public 06 - 10 189 17.8:1 1 miles
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Public 07 - 12 323 22.5:1 11 miles
North Pointe Center
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Public KG - 12 66 22:1 11 miles
Paw Paw High School
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Public 08 - 12 684 23.5:1 11 miles
Howardsville Christian School
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Private PK - 12 152 10:1 15 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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