Dekalb High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
245
Best High School in Texas
#554
 Rating 5 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DEKALB ISD
Type Public
 Phone (903)667-2422
 Location 152 W MAPLE ST
DEKALB, TX 75559
Charter School No

Dekalb High School has an academic rating about equal to the average for Texas high schools based on its average test performance. It is ranked 554th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Dekalb High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Black population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White68.6%168
Black18.8%46
Hispanic9%22
Asian Pacific0%0
Native American Indian0.8%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.9%7

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 38%

49% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, DEKALB H S students are largely lower-middle income and rank 736th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman65
Sophomore63
Junior58
Senior59
Total245

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
73%
Rank in Texas
576th
Rating
5 out of 10

Students at Dekalb High School scored an average 73% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is about equal to the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 48.9% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls60% to 79%*75% to 79%*
Boys60% to 69%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander--
Black60% to 79%*50% to 59%*
Hispanic50% or more*60% to 79%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White60% to 79%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1160

The average SAT score for Dekalb High School students in 2015 was 1160.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
39%
Rank in Texas
448th
Rating
5 out of 10

46 out of 117 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (39%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 47% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

DEKALB H S has not reported Advanced Placement (AP) program data.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students12.1%30
Boys16.7%21
Girls7.4%9
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%2
Boys1.6%2
Girls0%0

Location

Dekalb High School
152 W MAPLE ST
DEKALB, TX
75559
(903)667-2422

6 out of 10 1

District

DEKALB ISD
DEKALB, TX