Durant High School

Durant High School serves 2,204 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Durant High School operates within the Hillsborough School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 2204 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 118 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,204 students
Durant High School Total Students (1996-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 118 teachers
Durant High School Total Classroom Teachers (1996-2012)
Students by Grade Durant High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Durant High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1996-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Durant High School Asian (1996-2012)
Hispanic
23%
28%
Durant High School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
9%
23%
Durant High School Black (1996-2012)
White
61%
43%
Durant High School White (1996-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Durant High School Sch Ethnicity Durant High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.90
Durant High School Diversity Score (1996-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
32%
49%
Durant High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
8%
Durant High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 197,041 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
294
23
Number of Students Managed 197,041 9,989
Hillsborough School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 70%
Hillsborough School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,906 MM $138 MM
Hillsborough School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,095 MM $159 MM
Hillsborough School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,926 $13,793
Hillsborough School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,910 $15,882
Hillsborough School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Newsome High School (2.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Randall Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nelson Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dover Nelson Elementary School
    5413 Durant Rd
    Dover , FL , 33527
    (813)651-2120
    2.4  mi  |  802  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lithia Randall Middle School
    16510 Fishhawk Blvd
    Lithia , FL , 33547
    (813)740-3900
    2.8  mi  |  1347  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lithia Newsome High School
    16550 Fishhawk Blvd
    Lithia , FL , 33547
    (813)740-4600
    2.9  mi  |  2273  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Valrico Lithia Springs Elementary School
    4332 Lynx Paw Trl
    Valrico , FL , 33596
    (813)744-8016
    3  mi  |  606  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lithia Pinecrest Elementary School
    7950 Lithiapinecrest Rd
    Lithia , FL , 33547
    (813)744-8164
    3  mi  |  564  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - I attended Durant and I loved it! It was an amazing school with a staff that genuinely cares about their students. I felt truly cared for and I had a wonderful experience. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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