Durant High School (Plant City, Florida)

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Durant High School
Address
4748 Cougar Path
Plant City, Florida, 33567, USA
Coordinates 27°53′18″N 82°10′31″W / 27.8883°N 82.1752°W / 27.8883; -82.1752Coordinates: 27°53′18″N 82°10′31″W / 27.8883°N 82.1752°W / 27.8883; -82.1752
Information
Funding type Public high school
Established 1995
Opened 1995
School district Hillsborough County Public Schools
Principal Pamela Bowden
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Blue,Gold and White
Mascot Cougar
Rivals Joe E Newsome High School
Website

Durant High School is a public high school in Plant City, Florida. It was opened in 1995. The school's first Principal, Ron Frost died of cancer in 1996. The Durant High School Football stadium is named in his honor. The school is named for the community in which it is located. Principals have included Ron Frost (1995-1996), Sherry Sikes (1997-1999), Joe Perez (1999–2004) and Pamela Bowden (2004–present).[1] [2] [3] [4]

The school mascot is the cougar and the school newspaper is The PawPrint, which is part of the High School National Ad Network.

Graduation Rate[edit]

In 2012 Durant's graduation rate was 86% as compared to a statewide rate of 74.5% and a Hillsborough County rate of 72.6%. npr[5]

State of Florida School Grades[edit]

  • 2012 A
  • 2011 B
  • 2010 B
  • 2009 B
  • 2008 B npr[6]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Durant High School". greatschools.org. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Durant High School". trulia.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Durant High School". education.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Durant High School". publicschoolreview.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
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  7. ^ www.milb.com http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?player_id=641501#/career/R/pitching/2014/ALL |url= missing title (help). 

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