PROFICIENCY 50% 30% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%Durham Unified

Durham High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Durham Unified" in Durham, CA. There are a total of 294 students and 16 teachers at Durham High, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 65 free lunch students and 38 reduced lunch students.

Durham High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 30% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch65
Reduced lunch38


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment39
Taking some courses34
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses24
Passing no courses7

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Durham High, there are a total of 39 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 34 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School70-74%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Durham High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 73.5% 72.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 22.5% 21.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.2% 1.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 4.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Durham demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)6923291
Median age43.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%52%55%
Speak English93%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%

Education level achieved in Durham

Completed 8th grade93.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.6%1.3%
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