Durham High School

  • Durham High School serves 300 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Durham High School's student population of 300 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Durham High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Durham High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3092 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
19%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
76%
24%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.64
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Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurham Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Durham Durham Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 453 students
    0.0 miles
    9421 Putney Dr.
    Durham, CA 95938
    (530)895-4695
    0.0 K-5 453
  • Durham Durham Intermediate
    Grades: 6-8 | 233 students
    0.0 miles
    9416 Putney Dr.
    Durham, CA 95938
    (530)895-4690
    0.0 6-8 233
  • Durham Mission High School Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.0 miles
    9455 Putney Dr
    Durham, CA 95938
    (530)895-4685
    0.0 10-12 n/a
  • Chico Butte County Rop Vocational School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12
    4.8 miles
    2491 Carmichael Dr. Ste. 500
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530)879-7462
    4.8 9-12 n/a
  • Chico Chapman Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 310 students
    5.6 miles
    1071 E. 16th St.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530)891-3100
    5.6 K-5 310

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