Decatur High School

310 North Mcdonough St, Decatur, GA 30030 | (404) 370-4420
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 743
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 743 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 310 N Mcdonough St, Decatur, GA 30030
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Decatur City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $13,824
  • Graduation Rate: 74.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.1%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.9
  • Enrolled Students: 2,875

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 743
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 56.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 373 (50.2%)
  • Females: 370 (49.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 32 (4.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 176 (23.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 208 (28.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Decatur High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black33545.1%
Asian101.3%
Hispanic131.7%
White35547.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Decatur High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade22330.0%
10th Grade18124.4%
11th Grade16622.3%
12th Grade17323.3%
Source: GA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Decatur High School

  • Reviewed by Student on January 26, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is a great school..i go here...there arent to many students..the school is just the right size..the racial demographics are perfect..i just really like this school.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Decatur High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on GHSGT state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

GHSGT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
200995.2%95.2%90.0%
 
Math Test
200996.4%96.4%93.5%
 
Science Test
200992.3%92.3%87.9%
 
Social Studies Test
200989.3%89.3%87.2%
 
Source: GA Department of Education 2008-2009

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