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B.M.C. Durfee High School
  • Public
  • FALL RIVER, MA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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B.M.C. Durfee High School is an above average, public school located in FALL RIVER, MA. It has 2,147 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 30% of students are at least proficient in math and 41% in reading.

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B.M.C. Durfee High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
41%
Percent Proficient - Math
30%
Average Graduation Rate
80%
Average SAT
1130
252 responses
Average ACT
27
18 responses
AP Enrollment
13%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$43,503
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$804
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$242,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
61%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 33 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 33 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 100 responses
  • Pep rally
    22%
  • Prom
    19%
  • Homecoming week
    16%
  • Spirit week
    16%
  • Field trips!
    9%
  • Home games
    7%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,147
Free or Reduced Lunch
64%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 35 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 35 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 35 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,727
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.6%
54%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 46 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 46 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 46 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,673 / year
National
$12,239
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 46 responses
26%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 46 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 46 responses

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