Decatur High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
25.3
Algebra Proficiency
2.0
Reading Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
22:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,419 Students
  • 64 Teachers

Decatur High School
2800 SW 320TH ST
FEDERAL WAY, WA 98023

Phone: (253) 945-5200

District: Federal Way School District

Overview

At Decatur High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Decatur High School is 46 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 57 percent. Decatur High School is 1 of 8 high schools in the Federal Way School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,419
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 57%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 47%
Full-Time Teachers 64

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 71%
Proficient in Algebra 29%
College Readiness Index 25.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 8
Total Students 7,350
Proficient in Reading (district average) 71%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 27%
College Readiness (district average) 25.3

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Nearby Schools

Decatur High School is 1 of 8 schools in the Federal Way School District.

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