Decatur High School

1011 Prospect Dr Se, Decatur, AL 35601 | (256) 552-3011
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,049
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Michael S Ward
  • Fax: (256) 308-2535
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School Operational Details
  • Shared Time School
School District Details
  • Decatur City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,919
  • Graduation Rate: 72.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.5
  • Enrolled Students: 8,753

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,049
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 74.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 512 (48.8%)
  • Females: 536 (51.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 54 (5.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 504 (48.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 558 (53.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Decatur High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Decatur High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade29828.4%
10th Grade31930.4%
11th Grade21020.0%
12th Grade22221.2%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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