Douglas High School

  • Douglas High School serves 1,267 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Douglas High School's student population of 1,267 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Douglas High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Douglas High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1052 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
98%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
2%
38%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Douglas High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.040.65
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Graduation Rate
88%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Douglas High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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As a former student of Douglas High School I found and still find the way things are handled at that school no less than appalling. To start off, the availability of after school activities is pathetic. Unless your son/daughter is a rigorous athlete or business extraordinaire then they have nothing of value to offer them now. Computer related facilities are up to date and extremely nice but students are not allowed access to them without a teacher "checking them in". When it comes to public facilities like restrooms however, the quality goes down like you wouldn't believe. Parent involvement with the school is the worst of them all. Not only do parents need to sign in to be allowed on campus to even talk to a teacher or principal, but need to make it past a slew of security guards as well to get through the front gate. Did I forget to mention that the entire school is surrounded by an 8 foot steel fence? Go around to various parts of it and you'll see BARBED wire going across the top. There are more things that I have seen and experienced at that school which I could write about but that would take up a page or more. In short Douglas High School is no longer the symbol of honest academics that it used to be and should be avoided as much as possible. If your child must go that school for any reason than I urge you to not let those in charge pull the wool over your eyes and lock you out. It may be an undertaking but it will save you and your child years of trouble.
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