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About This School

Danvers High School is a public high school in Danvers. The principal of Danvers High School is Thomas Murray. 996 students attend Danvers High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 12% of the 996 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Danvers High School is 13:1. St. John's Preparatory School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Dance
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 91%
Hispanic 5% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 1% %
Multiracial 0.8% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.7% 0.9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 12% 12%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    My grandmother graduated here in 1917 my Mom in 1942 and myself in 1973. My four children graduated from Danvers High also. We all turned out great I'm a Doctor and I know other professionals and business leaders as a result of DHS. They are building a new facility now 2011 and it's plans are amazing. I would recommend Danvers High School for a quality education in a wonderful town north of Boston. Sincerely Dr. Barron ~ Class of '73

  • (4 years ago)

    I have had 3 children attend DHS and have been very happy with the quality of education that my children have received. Each of my children have been exclusively in both Honors and AP-level courses and I believe that my children have been and are challenged and able to achieve.

  • (8 years ago)

    Danvers High School seems to be a good school for the middle of the road (academically) student. If you or your child is bright the Honors classes in grade 9 & 10 are very watered down to meet the needs of students who should not be in the classes. Many teachers do not have control over the students in class and allow unacceptable behavior to occur at the detrimant of the student causing the behavior as well as to those who want to learn. Music Art and sports are all high priorities to the school and DHS has very good programs.

  • (9 years ago)

    The academic programs aren't too but but there is always room for improvement. The DHS marching band is very good. Sports were great this year. The school needs impovement. Needs a new ventalation system and air conditioning. From a highschoolers perspective....its horrible.

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