Decatur High School

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10/10
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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.

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Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Economics
53%
State avg: 39%
9th Grade Literature
66%
State avg: 39%
American Literature
53%
State avg: 36%
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10/10
College readiness
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This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
97%
State avg: 79%
Average SAT score
1552
State avg: 1407
Average ACT score
23
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 similar 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.


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Equity
Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
54%
Black
35%
Two or more races
5%
Hispanic
4%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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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 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 94%
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Neighborhood
310 North Mcdonough St
Decatur, GA 30030
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Last modified: June 28, 2017

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