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
9 378
10 311
11 354
12 364

Decatur High School is a public high school of the Federal Way School District located in Federal Way, WA. It has 1,407 students in grades 9th through 12th. Decatur High School is the 98th largest public high school in Washington and the 3,738th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.27

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Decatur High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 744
(53%)
4,069
(52%)
 Female 663
(47%)
3,814
(48%)

Decatur High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 529
(38%)
2,717
(34%)
 Hispanic 319
(23%)
1,831
(23%)
 Black 210
(15%)
1,057
(13%)
 Asian 143
(10%)
1,070
(14%)
 Two or More 136
(10%)
826
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 63
(4%)
325
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
57
(1%)

Decatur High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 715
(51%)
3,653
(46%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 692
(49%)
4,230
(54%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Decatur High School is ranked 51st out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decatur High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 41.6%. 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 1684
2006 1612
2007 1531
2008 1511
2009 1426
2010 1465
2011 1419
2012 1401
2013 1379
2014 1318
2015 1407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.4
2006 22
2007 22.1
2008 21.8
2009 21.4
2010 22
2011 22.1
2012 22.5
2013 N/A
2014 21.2
2015 21.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27731591448931
2006 0.35173697270471
2007 0.36838667537557
2008 0.34679020516214
2009 0.39551192145863
2010 0.2839590443686
2011 0.47427766032417
2012 0.47537473233405
2013 0.47933284989123
2014 0.50910470409712
2015 0.49182658137882

Compare Decatur High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,190.0% 21.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 49.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Decatur High School
Federal Way, WA
Public 09 - 12 1,407 21.9:1  
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Private PK - 12 297 13:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 12 271 17.6:1 4 miles
Todd Beamer High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,717 22.9:1 4 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,798 21.7:1 5 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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