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
9 359
10 342
11 321
12 379

Decatur High School is a public high school of the Federal Way School District located in Federal Way, WA. It has 1,401 students in grades 9th through 12th. Decatur High School is the 98th largest public high school in Washington and the 3,633rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,401
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.4

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Decatur High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 719
(51%)
3,892
(51%)
 Female 682
(49%)
3,806
(49%)

Decatur High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 610
(44%)
3,110
(40%)
 Hispanic 304
(22%)
1,531
(20%)
 Asian 177
(13%)
1,171
(15%)
 Black 171
(12%)
949
(12%)
 Two or More 94
(7%)
630
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 31
(2%)
245
(3%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
62
(1%)

Decatur High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 735
(52%)
3,838
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(38%)
3,074
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 136
(10%)
786
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Decatur High School is ranked 51st out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decatur High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.8%. 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

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

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

Compare Decatur High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,250.0% 22.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 47.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,401 22.5:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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