Decatur High School

10/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
24
Grades
9-12
Students
1,073
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
Economics
53%
State avg 38%
9th Grade Literature
66%
State avg 38%
American Literature
52%
State avg 35%
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10/10
College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
97%
State avg: 79%
Average ACT score
23
State avg: 20
AP course participation
42%
State avg: 20%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
Black
Two or more races
Hispanic
Asian
American Indian/Alaska Native
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
332 :1
State avg: 536 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
0%
State avg: 6%
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24 Reviews
5 out of 5 stars
5 14
4 3
3 2
2 1
1 0
Neighborhood
310 North Mcdonough St
Decatur, GA 30030
Lauri L McKain-Fernandez - School leader
(404) 370-4434
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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