Decatur High School

Decatur High School serves 286 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Decatur High School operates within the Decatur School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 286 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 286 students
Decatur High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Decatur High School Total Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Decatur High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 18:1
Decatur High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Decatur High School American Indian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
17%
6%
Decatur High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
22%
Decatur High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
78%
66%
Decatur High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Decatur High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.37 0.26
Decatur High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
52%
44%
Decatur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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 (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 925 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,730 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,478 is less than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Decatur School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 925 822
Decatur School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 84% 82%
Decatur School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $11 MM
Decatur School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $11 MM
Decatur School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,730 $11,537
Decatur School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,478 $11,612
Decatur School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
  • DecaturDecatur Middle School
    405 North Phelps St
    DecaturMI 49045
    (269)423-6801
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 217 students                      
  • DecaturDavis Elementary School
    409 North Phelps St
    DecaturMI 49045
    (269)423-6950
    0 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 400 students                      
  • MarcellusVolinia Outcome Base School
    Alternative School
    54080 Gards Pr
    MarcellusMI 49067
    (269)782-9716
    Alternative School

    7 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 72 students                      
  • DowagiacKincheloe Elementary School
    25121 Gage St
    DowagiacMI 49047
    (269)782-4464
    7.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 270 students                      
  • LawrenceBert Goens Learning Center
    Special Education School
    701 South Paw Paw St
    LawrenceMI 49064
    (269)674-8091
    Special Education School

    7.9 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 128 students                      

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