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

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Decorah High School is a highly rated, public school located in Decorah, IA. It has 592 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Decorah High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1350
11 responses
Average ACT
26
178 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$62,336
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$634
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$189,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 39 responses
  • Football
    18%
  • Red Blue Cheer
    15%
  • Silver cord
    13%
  • Participating in Girls' Cross Country
    10%
  • Speech contest
    10%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Student Sections
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
592
Free or Reduced Lunch
22%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$58,883
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 20 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 20 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 20 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
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
68%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

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