Decatur High School

750 East Eagle Summit Dr, Decatur, TX 76234 | (940) 393-7200
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 859
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4.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 750 E Eagle Summit Dr, Decatur, TX 76234
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Melinda K Reeves
  • Fax: (940) 627-3669
  • Website: www.decatur.esc11.net
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 859
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 61.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 441 (51.3%)
  • Females: 418 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 54 (6.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 203 (23.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 257 (29.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Decatur High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian91.0%
Black91.0%
Asian50.6%
Hispanic22926.7%
White60770.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Decatur High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade22526.2%
10th Grade21324.8%
11th Grade22826.5%
12th Grade19322.5%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
67.0%
District:
67.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
55.0%
District:
50.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
92.5%
District:
92.5%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
3.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
14.3
District:
12.6
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
18.0%
District:
24.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
21.8%
District:
23.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
29.7%
District:
25.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
27.4%
District:
23.5%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$77,721
District:
$69,968
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$49,263
District:
$47,574
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$41,400
District:
$41,080
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$41,099
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,333
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$52,805
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$56,436
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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2 reviews for Decatur High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 25, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I really like the interaction between students and teachers, but I feel that the majority of students do not take advantage of all that is offered as life has so many pressures outside of school.
  • Reviewed by Student on April 27, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • well i wish i could of go to decatur cuz it's better then bridgeport high school and i got friends over there..

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Decatur High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
65.2%
District:
65.2%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
18.6%
District:
18.6%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
938.0
District:
938.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
20.2
District:
20.2
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201071.0%71.0%70.0%
200980.0%80.0%67.0%
200876.0%76.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201095.0%95.0%92.0%
200993.0%93.0%87.0%
200888.0%88.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200844.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
200845.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201094.0%94.0%90.0%
200993.0%93.0%88.0%
200890.0%90.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201082.0%82.0%74.0%
200972.0%72.0%65.0%
200871.0%71.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201084.0%84.0%74.0%
200969.0%69.0%66.0%
200868.0%68.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.0%94.0%93.0%
200993.0%93.0%90.0%
200889.0%89.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201097.0%97.0%93.0%
200993.0%93.0%92.0%
200896.0%96.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201094.0%94.0%89.0%
200985.0%85.0%81.0%
200877.0%77.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201094.0%94.0%91.0%
200987.0%87.0%85.0%
200880.0%80.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201098.0%98.0%98.0%
200997.0%97.0%97.0%
200897.0%97.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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