David Douglas High School

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1001 Se 135th Ave

Portland, OR 97233

(503) 261-8300

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 3,000

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for David Douglas High School

David Douglas High School is one of the best schools in Portland, Oregon. Moving from one school to another I found that DDHS has the best teachers, who care's about their students.

Posted by a student on 02/19/14

My school is fantastic! The teacher's are one of a kind and do everything in their power to help students. Our student body is one of the most diverse and supportive in the state, by far.

Posted by a student on 10/16/13

David Douglas High School is so impressive , the office staff is very friendly and helpful . The counselors extremely caring of their students and preparation for college, while making sure the student is having the best possible experience at David Douglas while attending . My daughter loves all ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/10/13

I went to this school back in 2008 i believe. I was only there for a short time and it was heck. The security and principals had no respect for the students, they played by their own rules and had no concern for any students. I had a sister that is mentally disabled and had a worse time than me involving ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/11/12

The teachers seem helpful & friendly, the office staff is not so friendly. The school is huge and my student felt lost in the crowds.

Posted by a parent on 03/25/11

I graduated from David Douglas in 2007 and had a wonderful experience there. With such a large school (over 3,000 students) and being able to have a voice and be able to do well is great. The fact that Douglas recommended and believed in music education while other schools were cutting it was only ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/31/10

I have lived in the same house in the same neighborhood and school district because I love it. The teachers are great- the parents are great- the school board cares. They didn't have to chop days off the calendar due to budget constraints- and- they are constantly getting government grants for having ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/09/09

I am a substitute in several area districts and this is one of my favorite schools to work at. The staff seems to be doing creative projects; the school has a variety of electives and enrichment options; and the students are engaged, polite, and focused on learning. I'm always impressed by DDHS.

Posted by a other on 05/05/09

I think that this school is amazing. With over 3,000 students the teachers are doing great jobs. David Douglas is very diverse, this makes it a great experience for teenagers.

Posted by a parent on 11/26/08

I am a parent of a graduating student and one who graduated already. My children had an excellent experience, as did I. Even when there were rough times the teachers kept in touch, worked with my children to help them make up tests, or directed them to sources of assistence. I enjoyed parent teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/28/07

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Test scores for David Douglas High School

OAKS* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2010
David Douglas High School
David Douglas School District 40
* In 2009-2010 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Portland schools — David Douglas High School is located at 1001 Se 135th Ave, Portland OR 97233. 1001 Se 135th Ave is in the 97233 ZIP code in Portland, OR The school district for David Douglas High School is the David Douglas School District 40. David Douglas High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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