Decatur Community Jr/sr High School

  • Decatur Community Jr/sr High School serves 156 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the KS average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Decatur Community Jr/sr High School operates within the Oberlin School District.
  • Oberlin School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 156 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students156 students
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeDecatur Community Jr/sr High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
2%
19%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
1%
7%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Black Students (2002-2015)
White
90%
65%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
7%
5%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDecatur Community Jr/sr High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownKS 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.
0.190.54
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Diversity Score (1993-2015)
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.
21%
40%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
15%
10%
Decatur Community Jr/sr High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Oberlin School District's student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 86% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,381 in this district is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,098 is less than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameOberlin School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed357531
Oberlin School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate75%88%
Oberlin School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$5 MM$7 MM
Oberlin School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$4 MM$7 MM
Oberlin School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,381$13,276
Oberlin School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,098$12,850
Oberlin School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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