PROFICIENCY 80% 11% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
75%DECATUR ISD
75%Decatur
72%Texas

Decatur High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "DECATUR ISD" in Decatur, TX. There are a total of 897 students and 60 teachers at Decatur High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 220 free lunch students and 66 reduced lunch students.

Decatur High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 79.5%, which is 11% higher than the Texas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students897
Teachers59.98
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch220
Reduced lunch66

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment89
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)86
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 School, there are a total of 89 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
All78%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School75-79%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All81%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School81%

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 School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTexasNational
Caucasian 67.2% 62.4% 29.3% 51.1%
African American 0.6% 1.2% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.9% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 28.5% 33.0% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.6% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.2% 1.6% 2.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Carson Elementary School76%0.5Decatur, TX
Young Elementary School65%1.2Decatur, TX
Mccarroll Middle 6th Grade77%1.2Decatur, TX
Mccarroll Middle School79%1.3Decatur, TX
Rann Elementary School77%1.7Decatur, TX
Paradise High School85%8.3Paradise, TX
Paradise Middle School77%8.3Paradise, TX
Paradise Elementary School85%8.3Paradise, TX
Paradise Int85%8.3Paradise, TX
Boyd Middle School82%9.9Boyd, TX
Boyd Int79%9.9Boyd, TX
Boyd Elementary School90%9.9Boyd, TX

Decatur demographics profile

StatisticDecaturTexasNational
Population6,37826,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7559791
Median age31.134.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%56%55%
Speak English81%65%79%
Speak Spanish18%30%13%

Education level achieved in Decatur

IndexDecaturTexasNational
Completed 8th grade79.6%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school78.8%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.5%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.2%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Decatur 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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