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
1456
Classroom Teachers
100

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Georgia

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.7% of GA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 9

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 47
Proficiency in Reading 87 59
Proficiency in Math 56 34

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 48 43
Proficiency in Reading 69 46
Proficiency in Math 27 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.59
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.11
AVG FOR STATE 15.11
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 431 29.6%
Grade 10 386 26.5%
Grade 11 332 22.8%
Grade 12 307 21.1%
Total 1456 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 62.4% 69.3% 40.7%
Black 27.6% 21.4% 38.0%
Hispanic 5.9% 4.8% 16.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.8% 4.2% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.7% 11.2% 60.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.3% 10.1% 55.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 1.1% 5.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 23,054 10,519,475
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,404.0 180
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.9% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 26.2% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.5% 34.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.8% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 11.6% 13.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,480 3,709,488
Single Parent Households With Children 9.5% 12.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.0% 86.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 72.5% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 34.1% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.0% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.1% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.4% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.4% 18.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.2% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 11.9% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,177 $37,535,710 40.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $671 $3,509,330 3.8%
Staff $565 $2,954,950 3.2%
General Administration $193 $1,009,390 1.1%
School Administration $853 $4,461,190 4.9%
Operation $1,034 $5,407,820 5.9%
Transportation $247 $1,291,810 1.4%
Other $383 $2,003,090 2.2%
Total Support $3,946 $20,637,580 22.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,421 $33,581,830 36.6%
Total Expenditures $17,544 $91,755,120 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,158 $10,882,473,346 53.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $526 $929,698,798 4.6%
Staff $511 $903,923,542 4.4%
General Administration $129 $227,147,490 1.1%
School Administration $643 $1,136,500,769 5.6%
Operation $771 $1,363,376,756 6.7%
Transportation $484 $856,045,567 4.2%
Other $320 $564,885,201 2.8%
Total Support $3,385 $5,981,796,435 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,981 $3,501,643,160 17.2%
Total Expenditures $11,524 $20,365,869,544 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%