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David Douglas High School is a public school in Portland, OR. It has 3,254 students in grades 9-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 137 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Extracurriculars: Not a lot of opportunity towards students who need work with teachers after school

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On Health & Safety: Not a lot of violence though there is a lot of verbal abuse with students. There was a recent incident which involved 3 students pretending to befriend another student here and injured the student. That was the only major thing here in a long time

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High School Senior

On Administration & Policies: Our school throughout the Portland Oregon District is one of the worst with policies. Students at David Douglas are not allowed to wear hats or beanies, not even while we are outside when it's cold. Clothing is taken away without warning and the staff are rude. Cell phones are taken away during lunch and are expected to be picked up from parents even if the student is 18, which is adult age.

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High School Senior

On Resources & Facilities: David Douglas has just started using their electronic funds to replace textbook with Ipads. Most students do not like having to do everything online when it's not physically there to take with them. There were only a few colleges to visit and they were all local. Most parents don't get involved unless they pay towards their students fees.

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High School Senior

On Academics: David Douglas offers a variety of classes but delivers the work without fully explaining or aiding the students properly.

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David Douglas High School is a public school in Portland, OR. It has 3,254 students in grades 9-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 137 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

70%

Test Performance

14
David Douglas High School performed better than 14% of other schools on Oregon math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1560

Based on 20 students surveyed
Math
540
Verbal
510
Writing
510

ACT:
26

Based on 6 students surveyed
Math
25
English
27
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 33% Be friendly
  • 33% Prove yourself trustworthy and it'll be easier
  • 17% Sports is "more important" than school to most.
  • 17% Do not procrastinate your 4 years here

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 79% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 21% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 6 responses

  • 83% Its many buildings and massive amount of students
  • 17% The variety of classes

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 6 responses

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
51.7%
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Female
48.3%
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Racial Diversity

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White
48.2%
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Hispanic
19.9%
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Asian
15.4%
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African American
9.2%
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Multiracial
5.0%
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Pacific Islander
1.5%
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Native American
0.9%