Duxbury High School

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Duxbury High School
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Duxbury High School
Address
71 Alden Street
Duxbury, Plymouth County, MA 02332
USA
Information
School type Public, Public
Established 1959
School district Duxbury Public Schools
NCES District ID 2504410
Superintendent John Antonucci
NCES School ID 250441000594
Principal James Donovan
Teaching staff 80
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,057 (2016-2017)
 • Grade 9 259
 • Grade 10 251
 • Grade 11 275
 • Grade 12 272
Average class size 19.8
Student to teacher ratio 13.2:1
Color(s) Green, White & Silver             
Athletics MIAA - Division 2
Athletics conference Patriot League
Mascot Dragons
Rival Marshfield High School (Massachusetts)
Average SAT scores 589 verbal
591 math
1180 total (2016-2017)[1]
Newspaper The Dragon Flyer
Website

Duxbury High School is a public high school in New England, located in the town of Duxbury, Massachusetts. The superintendent of the district is Dr. John Antonucci and the principal of Duxbury High School is James Donovan (Interim).[2] The Ellison High School is located on 130 St. George Street where classes were held from 1968 to 2014. The co-located Middle and High School is located at 71 Alden Street, and opened in 2014.

Academics[edit]

Total enrollment at Duxbury High School is 1,057 students with 80 full-time teachers. The average class size is 19.8 students with a student-teacher ratio of 13.2:1.[3] As of the 2014-2015 academic year, the district per pupil spending is $13,156.23.[4] The graduation rate for DHS is 98.8% with 88% of students pursuing higher education. 18 Advanced Placement courses are offered.[5] The participation rate in AP courses is 67% with an exam passing rate of 76%. Boston Magazine ranked Duxbury High School #23 on their list of Best Public Schools in Boston 2014.[6]

Athletics[edit]

The Duxbury Dragons have won the following titles:[7]

Boston Globe Dalton Award:

1981, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1988, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, & 2014

Fall

Cheerleading:

           Fall Cheerleading: League Champions 2006

Winter Cheerleading: League Champion 2008

           2014 South Sectional - 2nd Place

Boys Cross Country:

           League Champions: 1980, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 2004, 2005, & 2006
           1992 & 1994 – Division 2 East Runner Up
           1978 – Eastern MA Champions

Girls Cross Country:

           League Champions: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1993, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, & 2002
           2001 – Eastern MA Champions

Field Hockey:

           League Champions: 1978, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1984, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, & 2016
           1976 & 2011 – South Sectional Champions
           2013 - South Sectional Finalist
           2004 – South Sectional Semi-Finalists

Football:

           League Champions: 1985, 1988, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016
           2005, 2008, 2010 – Div. 2A Super Bowl Champions
           2011 & 2016 – Div. 2 Super Bowl Champions
           1997 & 2002 – Super Bowl Participant

Boys’ Golf:

           League Champions: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, & 2016
           1987, 1988, 1995, 1999, 2006, 2009, 2010  – State Champions
           1989, 1994, 2007, 2011, & 2015 – South Sectional Champions
           1996 – Eastern MA Champions
           2005 & 2012 – Division 2 State Runner Up

Boys’ Soccer:

           League Champions: 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2010, & 2014
           1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1988, 1994, & 1999 – State Champions
           1981, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1994, 2000 & 2002 – South Sectional Champions

Girls’ Soccer:

           League Champions: 1980, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, & 2013
           1983, 1994 & 2008 – State Champions
           1992 – South Sectional Champions
           2000 – Eastern MA Champions

Girls' Volleyball

        League Champions: 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016
           2012, 2013, & 2014   - South Sectional Finalists

Winter

Girls’ Swimming & Diving:

           League Champions: 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017 (2006 first year as winter sport, current 26 year league title streak)
           1998, 1999, 2000, 2015, 2016, & 2017 – Sectional Champions
           1993 & 2001 – South Sectional Runner Up

Boys’ Basketball

League Champions: 1979, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2009, & 2011

1989, 1994 & 2006 – State Champions

1997 – South Sectional Champions

1992 & 1993 – South Sectional Finalists

Girls’ Basketball

League Champions: 1986, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2017

1998 & 2015 – State Champions

1997 & 2014 – South Sectional Champions

2005 & 2013 – South Sectional Finalists

Gymnastics

League Champions: 1988 & 1991

Boys Hockey

League Champions: 1981, 1983, 1989, 1990, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017

2000, 2005 & 2007 – State Champions

2004, 2006, & 2014 – Super 8 Participant

1988 & 1998 – South Sectional Champions

2002 – South Sectional Finalists

Girls Hockey

League Champions: 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, & 2017

State Semi-Finalists: 2004, 2009, 2010, & 2015

2011, 2012, 2013, & 2014 – State Champions

Boys’ Indoor Track

League Champions: 2005

Boys Swimming & Diving

League Champions: 1984, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017

Boys’ Skiing

League Champions: 2006

Girls' Skiing

2nd Place - MIAA State Finals - 2016

Wrestling

League Champions: 1981, 1983, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, & 2006,

1984 – South Sectional Champion

Spring

Baseball

League Champions: 1983, 2001, 2005, 2006 2007, 2008, 2010, & 2014

2010 – Eastern MA Champions & State Finalists

Boys’ Lacrosse:

           League Champions: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2017
           2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, & 2012 – State Champions
           2014 & 2015 - South Sectional Champions
           2003, 2010, & 2014 – State Finalists

Girls’ Lacrosse:

           League Champions: 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, & 2015
           2007 – Division 2 State Champions
           2005, 2006, 2008, & 2011 – South Sectional Finalist

Girls’ Golf:

           League Champions: 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2016, & 2017
           2001 – State Champions

Sailing:

           League Champions: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, & 2015
           Fleet Racing Nationals Participant: 2004, 2007, 2008, & 2012
           New England Team Racing Champions: 2009
           Team Racing Nationals Participant: 2009
           Herressoff Trophy (Women's New England Fleet Racing Championship): 2013

Softball:

           League Champions: 1981, 2005, 2006, & 2008

Boys’ Track:

           League Champions: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987 & 1988
           1985, 1987 & 1988 – State Champions

Girls’ Track:

           League Champions: 1979, 1982, 1983 & 1986
           1986 – State Champions

Boys’ Tennis:

           League Champions: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017
           1981, 1984, 1990, 1994, & 2013 – State Champions

2014 & 2016 - State Finalist

           1991, 1992, 2014, & 2016 – South Sectional Champions

Girls’ Tennis:

           League Champions: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2002, & 2015
           1993 – South Sectional Champions

Notable alumni[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/sat.aspx
  2. ^ duxbury.k12.ma.us. Duxbury Public Schools http://www.duxbury.k12.ma.us/domain/26. Retrieved 15 September 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Contact Information - Duxbury High (00820505)". profiles.doe.mass.edu. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  4. ^ "Total Expenditure Per Pupil, All Funds, By Function - Duxbury (00820000)". profiles.doe.mass.edu. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  5. ^ bostonmagazine.com. Boston Magazine http://www.bostonmagazine.com/boston-best-schools-2013. Retrieved 15 September 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ bostonmagazine.com. Boston Magazine http://www.bostonmagazine.com/best-public-schools-boston-2014-chart/. Retrieved 15 September 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ Holdgate, Thom. "Awards and Championships". duxbury.k12.ma.us/. Duxbury Public Schools. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

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