Eisenhower High School (Decatur, Illinois)

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Dwight Eisenhower High School
Decatur, Illinois
United States
Coordinates 39°49′44″N 88°56′07″W / 39.829°N 88.9354°W / 39.829; -88.9354
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

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.


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)