Durham High School (California)

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Durham High School
9455 Putney Drive
Durham, California 95938
United States
Coordinates 39°38′53″N 121°48′05″W / 39.6479400°N 121.8013656°W / 39.6479400; -121.8013656Coordinates: 39°38′53″N 121°48′05″W / 39.6479400°N 121.8013656°W / 39.6479400; -121.8013656[1]
Established 1922
School district Durham Unified School District
Principal Mr. Terry Bennett
Teaching staff 21 (as of 2005–06)[2]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 286 (as of 2014–15)[2]
Average class size 85-95
Student to teacher ratio 20 (as of 2005–06)[2]
Campus type Suburban[2]
School colour(s) Red, White and Blue

Durham High School is a public secondary school in Durham, California, United States. Durham High is located in the heart of an agricultural community. Durham High School's current enrollment is around 300 students.


Durham High School was founded in 1922.


Durham High School is located on a 55 acres (220,000 m2) campus that also contains the elementary, intermediate and continuation schools as well as the district offices.


Extracurricular activities[edit]

Organizations available to Durham students include Big Sister Little Sister, Block D, California Scholarship Federation, Cinema Club, Girls Block, Harry Potter Club, FFA, and Interact.

Durham High School fields teams in interscholastic competition in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, track and field, volleyball and wrestling. They compete in the California Interscholastic Federation Northern Section.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Durham High School". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  2. ^ a b c d "School Detail for Durham High". National Center for Education Statistics. 

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