Durant High School

  • Durant High School serves 2,413 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Durant High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Durant High School operates within the Hillsborough School District.
  • Hillsborough School District's 79% graduation rate is lower than the Florida state average of 82%.

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School Overview

  • Durant High School's student population of 2413 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,413 students
Durant High School Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Durant High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers122 teachers
Durant High School Total Teachers (1996-2016)
Students by GradeDurant High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Durant High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Durant High School is 0.59, 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)
40%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
Durant High School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2016)
Asian
1%
3%
Durant High School Asian Students (1996-2016)
Hispanic
31%
32%
Durant High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
9%
23%
Durant High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
56%
39%
Durant High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Durant High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsDurant High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.590.46
Durant High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
89%
82%
Durant High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
48%
Durant High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
Durant High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Durant High School is Hillsborough School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 74 school districts in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Hillsborough School District's student population of 211,933 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 69% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,407 in this district is less than the state average of $12,987. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,791 is less than the state average of $13,734. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameHillsborough School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    306
    22
    Number of Students Managed211,93310,175
    Hillsborough School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    54%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    50%
    52%
    District Graduation Rate
    79%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$1,886 MM$132 MM
    District Spending$1,963 MM$140 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,407$12,987
    District Spending / Student$9,791$13,734
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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    I graduated in 2003, and Durant was an amazing school with alot to offer.
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    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.
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