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Decatur High School
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  • Public
  • DECATUR, GA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Decatur High School is a highly rated, public school located in DECATUR, GA. It has 1,557 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 63% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.

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Decatur High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
70%
Percent Proficient - Math
63%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1220
486 responses
Average ACT
28
231 responses
AP Enrollment
29%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$106,088
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,015
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$521,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 31 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 31 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 71 responses
  • Class color day
    35%
  • Spirit week
    24%
  • Football Fridays :)
    15%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • Pep rallys
    4%
  • Basketball nights
    3%
  • Spirit Week
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,557
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
66%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 38 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 38 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 38 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,366
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.2%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 44 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 44 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,544 / year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 41 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 41 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 41 responses

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