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David Douglas High School is a public school in Portland East Township, Oregon. It has 3,219 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 72% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 269 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1001 Se 135th Ave
Portland, OR 97233
(503) 261-8300

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 269 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: The school does its very best to avoid any trouble with the law.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: Our school's lunch menu, although is very bland, it carries a good amount of nutrition.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Although the dress code is often overruled by many students, the administration tries its best to enforce it everyday. The dean, principal, administration, and counselors always seek to improve each and every one of the students here at David Douglas High School.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: The athletics department is very much dedicated into investing their time into their players. I believe many of our athletes will move onto greater things and even move onto pro-sports.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at David Douglas all have very different ways of teaching. This means so much to students because sometimes some classes seem longer. Every teacher has his/her own fun way of teaching in David Douglas, this is why the learning experience is incredible.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Centennial High School 3 mi. 1,846
2.00 Gresham High School 5 mi. 1,754
3.33 Mountain View High School 7 mi. 1,849
3.00 Clackamas High School 7 mi. 2,289
1.66 Reynolds High School 6 mi. 2,730

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

David Douglas High School United States Centennial High School Clackamas High School Gresham High School Mountain View High School Reynolds High School
White 46.0% 51.6% 54.0% 66.0% 61.0% 63.0% 46.0%
Hispanic 21.0% 24.5% 20.0% 10.0% 25.0% 13.0% 31.0%
Asian 16.0% 4.7% 13.0% 14.0% 3.0% 10.0% 9.0%
African American 8.0% 15.2% 4.0% 1.0% 3.0% 3.0% 7.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.6% 4.0% 5.0% 5.0% 5.0% 3.0%
Pacific Islander 1.0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 27.0%
Grade 10 24.6%
Grade 11 23.6%
Grade 12 24.8%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 69% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 15% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 39% Diversity
  • 32% There are some of the best teachers ever
  • 24% The music program
  • 3% The supportive teachers and administratives
  • 3% Sports

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 30% Crowded
  • 18% It's really big and can swallow you up
  • 15% Teacher -to-student ratio
  • 15% The pressures and lack of support
  • 12% Cafeteria food
  • 6% Standing out
  • 3% Students with bad atiitudes

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 24 responses

  • 58% Its many buildings and massive amount of students
  • 38% The diversity
  • 4% The variety of classes

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 67% Diverse
  • 29% Huge
  • 4% Unrepresentative

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 22% Do not procrastinate your 4 years here
  • 22% Participate at school and manage your time
  • 17% Be friendly
  • 13% Show Up, Postitive Attitude and Give it your All
  • 9% Prove yourself trustworthy and it'll be easier
  • 9% All of these will be very helpful tips
  • 4% Sports is "more important" than school to most.
  • 4% Be hard-working as much as possible

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 11% I love everything about this school.
  • 72% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.