Decatur Community Jr/sr High School

Decatur Community Jr/sr High School serves 166 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 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 166 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 166 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Students by Grade Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 10:1 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 9:1 12:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Asian (1996-2009)
Hispanic
3%
16%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Black (2001-2012)
White
92%
68%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Sch Ethnicity Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Sta Ethnicity
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
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
23%
38%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 350 students has decreased by 8% 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 350 551
Oberlin School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 89% 85%
Oberlin School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $7 MM
Oberlin School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5 MM $7 MM
Oberlin School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,877 $12,944
Oberlin School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,715 $12,499
Oberlin School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Oberlin Oberlin Elementary School
    201 West Ash
    Oberlin , KS 67749
    (785)475-2122
    0.4  mi  |  184  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Selden Golden Plains Elementary School
    210 West 6th
    Selden , KS 67757
    (785)386-4560
    19.7  mi  |  115  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Mc Cook Central Elementary School
    604 West 1st
    Mc Cook , NE 69001
    (308)345-3976
    27  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Mc Cook Mc Cook Senior High School
    600 West 7th St
    Mc Cook , NE 69001
    (308)345-5422
    27  mi  |  481  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Rexford Golden Plains Middle School
    335 School St
    Rexford , KS 67753
    (785)687-3265
    27.1  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Kansas public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Kansas is Larned Juvenile Correction School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kansas or national school diversity statistics.