PROFICIENCY 36% 4% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Decatur City
37%Decatur
37%Alabama

Austin High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Decatur City" in Decatur, AL. There are a total of 1,420 students and 94 teachers at Austin High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 664 free lunch students and 68 reduced lunch students.

Austin High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 4% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1420
Teachers94
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch664
Reduced lunch68

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment101
Taking some courses74
Taking some courses (not tests)39
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses49

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Austin High School, there are a total of 101 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 74 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All21%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School21%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All51%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School51%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Austin High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 47.1% 43.2% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 34.4% 31.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 1.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 15.3% 19.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.7% 3.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Woodmeade Elementary School25%0.5Decatur, AL
Brookhaven Middle School18%0.9Decatur, AL
Austinville Elementary School22%1.0Decatur, AL
West Decatur Elementary School25%1.4Decatur, AL
Julian Harris Elementary School43%1.6Decatur, AL
Cedar Ridge Middle School39%1.6Decatur, AL
Banks-caddell Elementary School25%1.9Decatur, AL
Decatur High Dev50%2.1Decatur, AL
Chestnut Grove Elementary School37%2.1Decatur, AL
Decatur High School38%2.2Decatur, AL
Somerville Road Elementary School17%2.3Decatur, AL
Frances Nungester Elementary School32%2.3Decatur, AL

Decatur demographics profile

StatisticDecaturAlabamaNational
Population55,4194,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,0259291
Median age38.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English88%95%79%
Speak Spanish11%3%13%

Education level achieved in Decatur

IndexDecaturAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade78.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.7%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college56.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.0%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.2%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Austin High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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