Durham High School

  • Durham High School serves 286 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Durham High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Durham High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Durham High School's student population of 286 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Durham High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Durham High School is 0.42, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#3014 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
22%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
73%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.64
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Graduation Rate≥90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurham Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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 | 492 students
    0.0 miles
    9421 Putney Dr.
    Durham, CA 95938
    (530) 895-4695
    0.0 K-5 492
  • Durham Durham Intermediate
    Grades: 6-8 | 238 students
    0.0 miles
    9416 Putney Dr.
    Durham, CA 95938
    (530) 895-4690
    0.0 6-8 238
  • Chico Butte County Rop Vocational 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 | 292 students
    5.6 miles
    1071 E. 16th St.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530) 891-3100
    5.6 K-5 292
  • Chico Chico Country Day Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 557 students
    5.6 miles
    102 W. 11th St.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530) 895-2650
    5.6 K-8 557

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