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DHS Students tour Drake State Community College!

Students at Drake State College
Dr. Abernathy traveled with DHS seniors to Drake State Community College for a campus visit! The students toured and learned about all of the opportunities available to them after graduation!

DYS After School Tutoring

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Decatur Youth Services is offering tutoring after school on Monday - Thursday from 3:00-8:00pm at the Brookhaven building. They are very excited to be in a new location this year – The Brookhaven Building (former Brookhaven Middle School). The addition of space will allow DYS to expand the program and support even more students this year. Bus #54 provides transportation from Decatur High School to Brookhaven! Please call 256.341.4690 for more information.

Decatur High School Students Tour Colleges!

DHS Students Visiting Colleges!
A group of Decatur High School students toured The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College with Dr. Abernathy and Mr. Fouche. The students were able to learn valuable admission information, scholarship details, programs of study, and exposure to both campuses.

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Decatur High School - new school

New Decatur High School!!!

The new Decatur High School is awesome!  We are very proud of our new high school!  It offers the latest in technology with a beautiful new layout!  Our new address is 910 Somerville Road Southeast in Decatur!    
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Mission Statement

Mission Statement of Decatur City Schools
The mission of Decatur City Schools is to provide an innovative learning community committed to academic excellence and meeting the unique needs of every individual.
Mission Statement of Decatur High School
The mission of Decatur High School is to educate students for the mastery of academic and social skills necessary for them to succeed as productive, open-minded, and compassionate members of a global society. To this end, a well-trained and caring faculty and staff will provide a challenging and relevant curriculum sufficient to accommodate individuals in a multicultural student body. Decatur High School will actively seek the support of family, business, community, and government to create an environment that encourages lifelong learning and the understanding and acceptance of all cultures.
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