Decatur High School

  • Decatur High School serves 141 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Decatur High School operates within the Decatur School District.
  • Decatur School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 141 students has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 141 students
Decatur High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Decatur High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Decatur High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Decatur High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Decatur High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
4%
1%
Decatur High School American Indian Students (2003-2015)
Asian
10%
2%
Decatur High School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
28%
12%
Decatur High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
1%
21%
Decatur High School Black Students (2012-2015)
White
57%
61%
Decatur High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Decatur High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Decatur High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR 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.
0.59 0.32
Decatur High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
65%
53%
Decatur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
17%
9%
Decatur High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Decatur School District's student population of 584 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,700 in this district is less than the state average of $10,835. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,059 is less than the state average of $10,302. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Decatur School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 584 913
Decatur School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 78%
Decatur School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $10 MM
Decatur School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $6 MM $9 MM
Decatur School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,700 $10,835
Decatur School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,059 $10,302
Decatur School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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