Decatur High Developmental School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1011 A Prospect Dr Se
Decatur, AL 35601
Phone
(256) 552-3008
District
DECATUR CITY
County
MORGAN COUNTY
Type of School
Special education
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

3

(10 is best)

Better than 25.5% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Decatur High Developmental School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

50 40 30 20 10 0
25%
42%
25%
42%
25%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
No Data
16
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 6 15.4%
Grade 10 9 23.1%
Grade 11 6 15.4%
Grade 12 18 46.2%
Total 39 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 53.8% 36.6% 55.2%
Black 30.8% 29.6% 32.9%
Hispanic 12.8% 32.4% 9.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.6% 1.0% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 71.8% 66.3% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 66.7% 60.4% 48.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.1% 5.9% 6.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 54,478 4,903,185
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 980.9 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.8% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.2% 32.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.2% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 17.6% 16.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 22,113 1,867,893
Single Parent Households With Children 13.0% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.7% 86.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.7% 25.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.2% 8.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.0% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 11.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.7% 17.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.3% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.4% 16.7%
$15,000 or less 14.5% 14.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,697 $58,518,000 43.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $552 $4,822,000 3.6%
Staff $334 $2,916,000 2.2%
General Administration $141 $1,233,000 0.9%
School Administration $778 $6,797,000 5.0%
Operation $1,129 $9,866,000 7.3%
Transportation $362 $3,167,000 2.3%
Other $205 $1,794,000 1.3%
Total Support $3,501 $30,595,000 22.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,309 $46,387,000 34.2%
Total Expenditures $15,507 $135,500,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,527 $4,098,681,000 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $623 $461,628,000 5.7%
Staff $396 $293,859,000 3.6%
General Administration $251 $185,917,000 2.3%
School Administration $608 $450,513,000 5.5%
Operation $924 $685,252,000 8.4%
Transportation $502 $372,255,000 4.6%
Other $228 $169,276,000 2.1%
Total Support $3,531 $2,618,700,000 32.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,957 $1,451,458,000 17.8%
Total Expenditures $11,016 $8,168,839,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%