PROFICIENCY 50% 33% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Decatur City
37%Decatur
37%Alabama

Decatur High Dev 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 47 students and 6 teachers at Decatur High Dev, for a student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1. There are a total of 37 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Decatur High Dev has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 33% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students47
Teachers6
Student/Teacher ratio8:1
Free lunch37
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Decatur High Dev, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All< 50%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School< 50%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All< 50%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School< 50%

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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Decatur High Dev race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 46.3% 43.2% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 31.7% 31.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 4.9% 1.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 17.1% 19.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 3.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Decatur High School38%0.2Decatur, AL
Somerville Road Elementary School17%0.3Decatur, AL
Banks-caddell Elementary School25%0.5Decatur, AL
Oak Pk Middle School39%0.8Decatur, AL
Brookhaven Middle School18%1.2Decatur, AL
West Decatur Elementary School25%1.3Decatur, AL
Walter Jackson Elementary School52%1.5Decatur, AL
Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School64%2.0Decatur, AL
Austin High School36%2.1Decatur, AL
Eastwood Elementary School65%2.2Decatur, AL
Austinville Elementary School22%2.3Decatur, AL
Woodmeade Elementary School25%2.4Decatur, 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 Decatur High Dev 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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