Decatur High 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
310 N Mc Donough St
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone
(404) 370-4420
District
CITY SCHOOLS OF DECATUR
County
DEKALB COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1244
Classroom Teachers
86

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Georgia

10

(10 is best)

Better than 94.5% of GA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70.16 40
Proficiency in Reading 79.73 41
Proficiency in Math 60.586319 39

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.40
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.72
AVG FOR STATE 15.40
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 362 29.1%
Grade 10 337 27.1%
Grade 11 290 23.3%
Grade 12 255 20.5%
Total 1244 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 59.6% 68.8% 41.8%
Black 32.7% 23.1% 38.1%
Hispanic 4.8% 4.7% 15.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.4% 2.9% 4.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.5% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.2% 13.3% 61.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.1% 11.6% 56.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.1% 1.7% 5.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 22,022 10,519,475
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,162.1 180
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 9.9% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.7% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.3% 34.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.4% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 11.8% 13.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,133 3,709,488
Single Parent Households With Children 9.4% 12.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.7% 86.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 71.7% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 31.7% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.9% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.4% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.5% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.3% 18.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.8% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 12.5% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,588 $36,862,504 41.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $589 $2,861,362 3.2%
Staff $621 $3,016,818 3.4%
General Administration $273 $1,326,234 1.5%
School Administration $846 $4,109,868 4.6%
Operation $1,113 $5,406,954 6.1%
Transportation $253 $1,229,074 1.4%
Other $501 $2,433,858 2.7%
Total Support $4,195 $20,379,310 23.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,478 $31,470,124 35.5%
Total Expenditures $18,261 $88,711,938 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,908 $10,424,487,187 54.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $464 $817,904,811 4.2%
Staff $476 $839,400,798 4.4%
General Administration $115 $203,408,217 1.1%
School Administration $608 $1,073,421,486 5.6%
Operation $730 $1,287,546,949 6.7%
Transportation $452 $797,015,428 4.1%
Other $300 $528,538,209 2.7%
Total Support $3,144 $5,547,210,316 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,868 $3,295,173,393 17.1%
Total Expenditures $10,920 $19,267,109,479 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%