Darnell Cookman Middle/High School

  • Darnell Cookman Middle/High School serves 1,156 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Darnell Cookman Middle/High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Darnell Cookman Middle/High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Darnell Cookman Middle/High School's student population of 1,156 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,156 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Darnell Cookman Middle/High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Darnell Cookman Middle/High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
18%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
32%
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Black
47%
23%
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White
22%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.700.46
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Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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