Decatur High School

Decatur High School serves 222 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Decatur High School operates within the Decatur School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

The student population of 222 students has grown by 32% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 65% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 222 students
Decatur High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Decatur High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Decatur High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Decatur High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 15:1
Decatur High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
3%
1%
Decatur High School American Indian Students (2002-2014)
Asian
9%
1%
Decatur High School Asian Students (2003-2014)
Hispanic
28%
11%
Decatur High School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
1%
21%
Decatur High School Black Students (2012-2014)
White
59%
63%
Decatur High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Decatur High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR 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.
0.57 0.31
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.
59%
52%
Decatur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
18%
10%
Decatur High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 580 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,598 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,417 is less than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Decatur School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 580 953
Decatur   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 78%
Decatur   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $10 MM
Decatur   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $6 MM $10 MM
Decatur   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,598 $10,220
Decatur   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,417 $10,673
Decatur   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Gentry High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gentry Middle School (6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Decatur Northside Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DecaturDecatur Northside Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 358 students9083 Mt Olive Rd
    DecaturAR 72722
    (479)752-3981
    1.6PK-6358
  • GentryGentry Intermediate School
    5.2 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 297 students302 West 2nd St
    GentryAR 72734
    (479)736-2252
    5.23-5297
  • GentryGentry High School
    5.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 435 students1055 Pioneer Ln
    GentryAR 72734
    (479)736-2666
    5.99-12435
  • GravetteGlenn Duffy Elementary School
    5.9 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 450 students601 El Paso St Se
    GravetteAR 72736
    (479)787-4120
    5.9PK-2450
  • GentryGentry Middle School
    6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 364 students1265 Pioneer Ln
    GentryAR 72734
    (479)736-2251
    66-8364

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