1011a Prospect Dr Se
Decatur, AL 35601
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Decatur High Developmental serves 36 students in grades 9-12.
Decatur High Developmental placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Decatur High Developmental ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Decatur High Developmental's student population of 36 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
36 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (15-16)
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Decatur High Developmental is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Decatur High Developmental is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#467 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
50%
33%
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White
42%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
(16-17)
<50%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 36 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 10%)

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