Decatur Community Jr/sr High School

Decatur Community Jr/sr High School serves 173 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School operates within the Oberlin School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 173 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 173 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 12:1
Hispanic
3%
17%
White
92%
68%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.15 0.29
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.
28%
39%
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.
16%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Oberlin School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 367 575
Graduation Rate 89% 85%
District Total Revenue $5 MM $7 MM
District Spending $5 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,877 $12,944
District Spending / Student $13,715 $12,499
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mc Cook Senior High School (27 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Elementary School (27 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oberlin Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • OberlinOberlin Elementary School
    201 West Ash
    OberlinKS 67749
    (785)475-2122
    0.4 mi | 194 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • SeldenGolden Plains Elementary School
    210 West 6th
    SeldenKS 67757
    (785)386-4560
    19.7 mi | 115 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Mc CookCentral Elementary School
    604 West 1st
    Mc CookNE 69001
    (308)345-3976
    27 mi | 191 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • Mc CookMc Cook Senior High School
    600 West 7th St
    Mc CookNE 69001
    (308)345-5422
    27 mi | 476 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • RexfordGolden Plains High School
    335 School St
    RexfordKS 67753
    (785)687-3265
    27.1 mi | 60 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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