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
9 223
10 235
11 218
12 208

Decatur High School is a public high school of the Decatur Independent School District located in Decatur, TX. It has 884 students in grades 9th through 12th. Decatur High School is the 579th largest public high school in Texas and the 6,641st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 884
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.67

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Decatur High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 456
(52%)
817
(51%)
 Female 428
(48%)
795
(49%)

Decatur High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 603
(68%)
1,071
(66%)
 Hispanic 250
(28%)
488
(30%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Black 11
(1%)
19
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Decatur High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 577
(65%)
986
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(28%)
500
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(7%)
126
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Decatur High School is ranked 719th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decatur High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.7%) is lower than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Decatur High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 874
2006 830
2007 858
2008 851
2009 859
2010 907
2011 882
2012 884

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 11.5
2007 13.2
2008 13.4
2009 13.9
2010 14.1
2011 15.2
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2254004576659
2006 0.23855421686747
2007 0.22960372960373
2008 0.24911868390129
2009 0.29918509895227
2010 0.31422271223815
2011 0.34467120181406
2012 0.3472850678733

Compare Decatur High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

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