Decatur High School

Public 9-12

 1011 Prospect Dr SE
       Decatur, AL  35601


 (256) 552-3011

 School Website

District: Decatur City

SchoolDigger Rank:
114th of 353 Alabama High Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  15.7
Number of students:  978

Racial breakdown:
White:
46.9%
African American:
30.9%
Hispanic:
18.6%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  55.8%

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We updated the 2016-17 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, Decatur High School ranked better than 67.7% of high schools in Alabama. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 60.08. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Student population at Decatur High School is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (46.9%), African American (30.9%), Hispanic (18.6%). (See more...)
Compare Details 55.8% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Decatur High School is 15.7. 2 high schools in the Decatur City School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Decatur High School employs 62 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

Decatur High School:

SchoolDigger ranks Decatur High School 114th of 353 Alabama public high schools. (See Decatur High School in the ranking list.)

Decatur City:

SchoolDigger ranks Decatur City 68th of 129 Alabama school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Decatur High School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools AL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 65.42 110th 357 69.2%
2005 66.15 104th 359 71.0%
2006 62.77 123rd 357 65.5%
2007 35.87 272nd 358 24.0%
2008 66.12 101st 359 71.9%
2009 46.19 222nd 357 37.8%
2010 48.17 208th 358 41.9%
2011 56.31 170th 360 52.8%
2012 67.64 100th 358 72.1%
2013 62.41 112th 358 68.7%
2014 58.71 141st 358 60.6%
2015 60.58 114th 353 67.7%
2016 58.22 132nd 351 62.4%
2017 60.08 114th 353 67.7%

Data source: test scores: Alabama Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Decatur High School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1075 1075
1989 823 282 9 0 1 n/a n/a 0 1115
1990 732 274 7 0 2 n/a n/a 0 1015
1991 719 260 3 3 3 n/a n/a 0 988
1992 700 264 2 5 3 n/a n/a 0 974
1993 776 307 5 10 2 n/a n/a 0 1100
1994 793 328 4 8 3 n/a n/a 0 1136
1995 802 296 9 16 6 n/a n/a 0 1129
1996 802 296 9 16 6 n/a n/a 0 1129
1997 791 303 11 23 3 n/a n/a 0 1131
1998 766 289 11 30 5 n/a n/a 0 1101
1999 764 294 13 36 3 n/a n/a 0 1110
2000 739 278 8 43 2 n/a n/a 0 1070
2001 734 293 7 68 2 n/a n/a 0 1104
2002 691 277 8 97 1 n/a n/a 0 1074
2003 691 277 8 97 1 n/a n/a 0 1074
2004 629 288 8 98 3 n/a n/a 0 1026
2005 598 302 7 74 2 n/a n/a 0 983
2006 621 336 5 95 1 n/a n/a 2 1060
2007 604 329 10 115 3 n/a n/a 2 1063
2008 607 329 12 118 7 n/a n/a 0 1073
2009 595 360 11 120 7 n/a n/a 0 1093
2010 557 361 8 117 5 n/a n/a 1 1049
2011 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2012 556 367 7 121 6 1 6 0 1064
2013 506 296 9 135 3 1 8 0 958
2014 486 298 13 141 7 2 9 0 956
2015 468 303 10 168 4 1 9 0 963
2016 459 302 13 182 10 2 10 0 978

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Decatur High School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1075 60.3 17.8 0.0
1989 1115 65.0 17.1 n/a
1990 1015 68.0 14.9 0.0
1991 988 67.0 14.7 n/a
1992 974 69.0 14.1 n/a
1993 1100 72.0 15.3 n/a
1994 1136 72.7 15.6 n/a
1995 1129 75.0 15.1 n/a
1996 1129 75.0 15.1 n/a
1997 1131 74.7 15.1 19.9
1998 1101 75.7 14.5 20.7
1999 1110 76.0 14.6 27.6
2000 1070 76.0 14.1 26.9
2001 1104 76.0 14.5 25.6
2002 1074 75.0 14.3 36.8
2003 1074 75.0 14.3 36.8
2004 1026 78.0 13.2 43.8
2005 983 73.0 13.5 44.7
2006 1060 74.0 14.3 47.1
2007 1063 73.6 14.4 47.6
2008 1073 73.9 14.5 46.3
2009 1093 74.2 14.6 47.6
2010 1049 74.9 14.0 53.2
2011 n/a 74.4 n/a n/a
2012 1064 74.4 14.2 55.2
2013 958 74.9 12.7 58.5
2014 956 74.5 12.8 59.5
2015 963 69.0 13.9 57.8
2016 978 62.0 15.7 55.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Decatur High School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1075 60.3 17.8 0.0
1989 1115 65.0 17.1 n/a
1990 1015 68.0 14.9 0.0
1991 988 67.0 14.7 n/a
1992 974 69.0 14.1 n/a
1993 1100 72.0 15.3 n/a
1994 1136 72.7 15.6 n/a
1995 1129 75.0 15.1 n/a
1996 1129 75.0 15.1 n/a
1997 1131 74.7 15.1 19.9
1998 1101 75.7 14.5 20.7
1999 1110 76.0 14.6 27.6
2000 1070 76.0 14.1 26.9
2001 1104 76.0 14.5 25.6
2002 1074 75.0 14.3 36.8
2003 1074 75.0 14.3 36.8
2004 1026 78.0 13.2 43.8
2005 983 73.0 13.5 44.7
2006 1060 74.0 14.3 47.1
2007 1063 73.6 14.4 47.6
2008 1073 73.9 14.5 46.3
2009 1093 74.2 14.6 47.6
2010 1049 74.9 14.0 53.2
2011 n/a 74.4 n/a n/a
2012 1064 74.4 14.2 55.2
2013 958 74.9 12.7 58.5
2014 956 74.5 12.8 59.5
2015 963 69.0 13.9 57.8
2016 978 62.0 15.7 55.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Alabama Department of Education.

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