Duxbury High School

71 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA 02332
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Duxbury High School serves 948 students in grades 9-12.
Duxbury High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 948 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Duxbury High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Duxbury High School's student population of 948 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
948 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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School Rankings

Duxbury High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Duxbury High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#19 out of 1644 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
23%
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Black
n/a
10%
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White
92%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Duxbury High School's ranking?
Duxbury High School is ranked #19 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
82% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 90% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Duxbury High School?
The graduation rate of Duxbury High School is 99%, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Duxbury High School?
948 students attend Duxbury High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Duxbury High School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Duxbury High School?
Duxbury High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Duxbury High School offer ?
Duxbury High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Duxbury High School part of?
Duxbury High School is part of Duxbury School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 948 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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