Durant High School (Plant City, Florida)

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Durant High School
Address
4748 Cougar Path

, ,
33567

Coordinates27°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 typePublic high school
Established1995
Opened1995
School districtHillsborough County Public Schools
PrincipalPamela Bowden
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,413 (2015-16)[1]
Color(s)Dark Blue, Gold, and White
MascotCougar
RivalsPlant City
Newsome[2]
Website

Durant High School is a public high school in Plant City, Florida. The school is named for the community in which it is located and opened in 1995. The school's first Principal, Ron Frost died of cancer in 1997. The Durant High School Football stadium is named in his honor. Principals have included Ron Frost (1995-1997), Sherry Sikes (1997-1999), Joe Perez (1999–2004) and Pamela Bowden (2004–present).[3] [4] [5] [6]

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[7]

State of Florida School Grades[edit]

  • 2016 C
  • 2012 A
  • 2011 B
  • 2010 B
  • 2009 B
  • 2008 B npr[8]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DURANT HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 30, 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.tampabay.com/hometeam/blog/football-newsome-33-durant-31/21267/
  3. ^ "Durant High School". greatschools.org. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Durant High School". trulia.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Durant High School". education.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Durant High School". publicschoolreview.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
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