Eisenhower High School (Decatur, Illinois)

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Dwight Eisenhower High School
Location
Decatur, Illinois
United States
Coordinates 39°49′44″N 88°56′07″W / 39.829°N 88.9354°W / 39.829; -88.9354
Information
Type Public secondary
School district Decatur Public Schools
Principal Michael Dugan
Faculty 47.1 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,229[1] (2005-06)
Student to teacher ratio 26.1[1]
Campus type Urban
Color(s) Black and White         
Mascot Panthers
Newspaper 'Panther Press'
Website

Dwight Eisenhower High School is a public high school located in Decatur, Illinois. The school serves about 1200 students in grades 9 to 12 in Decatur Public Schools District 61. Students from this school were recently were featured on The N's "Student Body", a show on which students competed against other students from their crosstown rival, MacArthur High School, to see who could lose the most weight for a $25,000 grand prize. Eisenhower High School organizes its students into communities divided by class, and has recently instituted a mandatory school uniform policy along with its crosstown counterpart MacArthur High School.

History[edit]

Eisenhower High School was named after the World War II general and 34th President of the United States Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Past attendees[edit]

Kim Chizevsky-Nicholls (IFBB) (Class of 1986)
Ray D'Alessio (CNN/HLN Sports Anchor) (Class of 1987)
Roe Skidmore (MLB)
Bill Madlock (MLB)
Jeff Innis (MLB)
Kevin Roberson (MLB)
Brit Miller (NFL)

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