Decatur High School

Decatur High School serves 275 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Decatur High School operates within the Decatur School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 275 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 275 students
Decatur High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Decatur High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Decatur High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Decatur High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 19:1
Decatur High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Decatur High School American Indian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
17%
7%
Decatur High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
18%
Decatur High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
75%
68%
Decatur High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Decatur High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Decatur High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.27
Decatur High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
43%
Decatur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
6%
Decatur High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 852 students has decreased by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,694 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,388 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Decatur School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 852 784
Decatur School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 82%
Decatur School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $11 MM
Decatur School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $11 MM $11 MM
Decatur School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,694 $11,681
Decatur School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,388 $11,849
Decatur School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Volinia Outcome Base School (7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Decatur Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Davis Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DecaturDavis Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students409 North Phelps St
    DecaturMI 49045
    (269)423-6950
    0PK-5365
  • DecaturDecatur Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 212 students405 North Phelps St
    DecaturMI 49045
    (269)423-6901
    06-8212
  • MarcellusVolinia Outcome Base School
    Alternative School
    7 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 51 students54080 Gards Pr
    MarcellusMI 49067
    (269)782-9716
    77-1251
  • DowagiacKincheloe Elementary School
    7.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 284 students25121 Gage St
    DowagiacMI 49047
    (269)782-4464
    7.4KG-5284
  • LawrenceBert Goens Learning Center
    Special Education School
    7.9 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 117 students701 South Paw Paw St
    LawrenceMI 49064
    (269)674-8091
    7.9KG-12117

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