9880 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Duval High School serves 2,085 students in grades 9-12.
Duval High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Duval High School's student population of 2,085 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,085 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
115 teachers
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School Rankings

Duval High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Duval High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#802 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
34%
17%
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Black
60%
34%
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White
2%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
79%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,085 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Btm 50%)

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