Decatur High Developmental

Decatur High Developmental serves 36 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

School Overview

Decatur High Developmental's student population of 36 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students36 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (15-16)6 teachers
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School Comparison

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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
<50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.580.59
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Graduation Rate
(16-17)
<50%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Decatur High Developmental is Decatur High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oak Park Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Somerville Road Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Somerville Road Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
    0.1 miles
    1302 5th Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3033
    0.1 PK-5 393
  • Decatur Decatur High School Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,036 student
    0.2 miles
    1011 Prospect Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3011
    0.2 9-12 1,036
  • Decatur Oak Park Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 645 students
    0.5 miles
    1218 16th Ave Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3035
    0.5 6-8 645
  • Decatur Bankscaddell Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
    0.8 miles
    211 Gordon Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3040
    0.8 PK-5 473
  • Decatur Horizon High School Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12
    1.0 miles
    809 Church St Ne
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3054
    1 8-12 n/a

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