Douglass High School

3200 Mount Olive Rd
Memphis, TN 38108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 616 students in grades 9-12, Douglass High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 616 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Douglass High School's student population of 616 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Douglass High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,761 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Douglass High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TN)
#1673 out of 1761 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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7%
31%
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10%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
16%
13%
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Black
79%
21%
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White
1%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.35
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80-84%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Douglass High School's ranking?
Douglass High School is ranked #1673 out of 1,761 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Douglass High School often compared to?
Douglass High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Craigmont High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
7% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% TN state average), while 10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Douglass High School?
The graduation rate of Douglass High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 90%.
How many students attend Douglass High School?
616 students attend Douglass High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Douglass High School students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Douglass High School?
Douglass High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Douglass High School offer ?
Douglass High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Douglass High School part of?
Douglass High School is part of Shelby County School District.
In what neighborhood is Douglass High School located?
Douglass High School is located in the Douglass neighborhood of Memphis, TN. There are 1 other public schools located in Douglass.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 616 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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