Decatur High School

1498 Stadium Ave,

Decatur, AR, 72722-0097

Tel: (479)752-3983
Grades: 7-12

182 students

Decatur High School serves 182 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Decatur High School operates within the Decatur School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 182 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 182 students
Decatur High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Decatur High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Decatur High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
Decatur High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
4%
1%
Decatur High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
7%
1%
Decatur High School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
30%
10%
Decatur High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
22%
White
55%
64%
Decatur High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Decatur High School Sch Ethnicity Decatur 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.
0.61 0.30
Decatur High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
64%
52%
Decatur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
12%
9%
Decatur High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Decatur School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 531 938
Decatur   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 76%
Decatur   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $9 MM
Decatur   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5 MM $10 MM
Decatur   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,523 $9,870
Decatur   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,570 $10,243
Decatur   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gentry High School (5.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gravette 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 Students Grades
  • Decatur Decatur Northside Elementary School
    9083 Mt Olive Rd
    Decatur , AR , 72722
    (479)752-3981
    1.6  mi  |  349  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Gentry Gentry Intermediate School
    302 West 2nd St
    Gentry , AR , 72734
    (479)736-2252
    5.2  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Gravette Glenn Duffy Elementary School
    601 El Paso St Se
    Gravette , AR , 72736
    (479)787-4120
    5.9  mi  |  431  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Gentry Gentry High School
    1055 Pioneer Ln
    Gentry , AR , 72734
    (479)736-2666
    5.9  mi  |  378  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Gravette Gravette Upper Elementary School
    500 8th Ave Se
    Gravette , AR , 72736
    (479)787-4140
    6  mi  |  391  students  |  Gr.  3-5

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