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Decorah High School
  • Public
  • DECORAH, IA

Report Card

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

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Decorah High School is a highly rated, public school located in DECORAH, IA. It has 577 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 85% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.

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Decorah High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
85%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1340
14 responses
Average ACT
27
182 responses
AP Enrollment
15%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$57,939
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$746
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$228,800
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 61 responses
  • Football
    13%
  • Speech contest
    13%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Silver cord
    11%
  • Musical and other Music Competitions
    10%
  • Red Blue Cheer
    10%
  • Participating in Girls' Cross Country
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
577
Free or Reduced Lunch
22%
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 21 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 21 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$58,883
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 25 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 25 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 25 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$14,669 / year
National
$12,239
70%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 27 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 27 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 27 responses

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