Duarte High School

Duarte High School

Duarte High School is a public high school located in Duarte, California and is part of Duarte Unified School District. Duarte High School currently[when?] has 1227 students enrolled.[1] Their mascot is the falcon. It was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2007 for its high test scores and academic achievement.[1]

Duarte High was recognized in Newsweek as one of the top public high schools in the United States. See below for detailed rankings.

Duarte High School's fiercest rivalry is with their local neighbor, the Monrovia Wildcats.


School information

  • Duarte School first opened in 1909 in the old schoolhouse that is now The Old Spaghetti Factory.
  • Duarte High School is a part of the Montview league and has a myriad of extra curricular activities ranging from clubs to sports. In 2010 Duarte implemented academies, allowing students to take classes that are aimed to focus on their interests. In addition, these academies allow the students to share similar classes with those students in the same academy. The goal of implementing academies is to prepare students for advanced education as well as furthering their knowledge in a desired field.


  • Duarte High School participates in the Montview League for local schools.

Recent accomplishments

  • In April 2003 Duarte High School and fellow schools in the Duarte Unified School District Performed their first musical "Evening on Broadway"
  • On April 16, 2007, Duarte High School became a California Distinguished School.
  • On April 17, 2007, Duarte High School received the Title 1 Academic Achievement Award.
  • Duarte High's Solar Boat Team (in association with Pamela Park) placed 1st in Novice for the 2007 Solar Cup at Lake Skinner.

Academic Decathlon

  • On February 7, 2008, Duarte High School's Academic Decathlon (known as Falcon Academic Decathlon) placed 2nd in LA County, earning a "wild card" slot for the state finals in Sacramento, CA.
  • On March 10, 2008, Duarte High School's Academic Decathlon team scored enough points in the State competition to qualify to compete in the National on-line competition representing the "Medium-Sized School" category.
  • On May 8, 2008, Duarte High School's Academic Decathlon team placed first in the National "Medium-Sized School" virtual competition. [2]

Notable alumni

Newsweek Rankings

The table below shows the rankings that Duarte High School received since being recognized as Newsweek's America's Top Public Schools in 2006. [4]

  • 2008 - #1264
  • 2007 - #1286
  • 2006 - #1115


External links

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