Schools in Durham

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School Districts in Durham

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Durham Public School District UNIFIED PK-12 53 34,172
Orange County School District UNIFIED PK-12 13 7,565
Wake County School District UNIFIED PK-12 174 155,820
Voyager Academy School District UNKNOWN K-12 1,350
Maureen Joy Charter School District UNKNOWN K-8 553
Healthy Start Academy School District UNKNOWN K-8 394
Carter Community Charter School District UNKNOWN K-8 298
Kestrel Heights School District UNKNOWN K-12 1,015
Research Triangle Charter School District UNKNOWN K-8 684
Central Park School For Children School District UNKNOWN K-5 366
Global Scholars Academy School District UNKNOWN K-6 162
The Institute For The Development Of You School District UNKNOWN PK-12 135

Schools in Durham

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    9 Mangum Elementary

    As a parent with 2 children in this school, I have to say that the staff is fantastic! Special Education is wonderful and my children LOVE school. That in itself says it ALL. The children are rewarded...

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    8 Cameron Park Elementary

    The academics are unambitious and little focus on challenging homework for the higher grades. Discipline at school is inconsistent at best.

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    8 Voyager Academy

    I believe Voyager Academy is a good school. It could have some improvement. The manager doesn't get involved with the school as much. She doesn't come to school events or interact with the students,...

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    6 George Watts Elementary

    We feel so lucky to have benefited from the public Montessori Preschool and Kindergarten so far at George Watts Montessori! The teachers in our daughter's class have helped her excel at learning to...

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    6 Northwoods Elementary

    I'm a parent of two kids, both going to Northwoods Elementary. The environment is very child-friendly and safe and also not as busy as other parts of this town. What I like the most about the school,...

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    6 Central Park School For Child

    The experience has been a good one so far. The teachers are much more responsive to the unique needs of our children than the schools they attended before. While testing is an important part of...

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    6 Y E Smith Elementary

    YE Smith is NEEMs target school in the Lets Move and Chefs Move to Schools initiative because the energy and buy in from all parties is in place

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    6 Bethesda Elementary

    WoW this is by far the worst school i have ever encountered! To the point i pulled my child out the school and decided to home school the remainder of the year. The principle of the school can get...

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    6 Easley Elementary

    My son loves Easley, he has grown so much there. The best teachers!!

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    6 Maureen Joy Charter School

    My son has been going to this school for two years. He is very happy at school and so are we. They use all kinds of reward systems to encourage students to behave well and study hard (such as daily...

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    9 Mills Park Middle School

    I go there and I like it. The teachers are nice and we have fun activities and rewards for good behavior.

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    9 Durham School Of The Arts

    Our son was in the program through middle school and high school and it was the perfect fit for him. Outstanding teachers, especially in music.

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    8 Voyager Academy

    I believe Voyager Academy is a good school. It could have some improvement. The manager doesn't get involved with the school as much. She doesn't come to school events or interact with the students,...

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    7 Leesville Road Middle

    My son has had a far better experience here than at the elementary school. The teacher/parent communication is better, the support is better, the overall mood of the school is upbeat. Ms. Kremer has...

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    6 Rogers-Herr Middle

    My daughter just finished 8th grade. She had a wonderful 3 years at Rogers Herr. The faculty really care and are not afraid to enforce the rules. Very positive atmosphere!

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    6 Maureen Joy Charter School

    My son has been going to this school for two years. He is very happy at school and so are we. They use all kinds of reward systems to encourage students to behave well and study hard (such as daily...

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    5 Research Triangle Charter

    Horrible! The administration staff are bullies themselves! Principal Muhhamed thinks he is god and is very arrogant! He said, and i quote " the difference between arrogance and confidence is the...

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    5 Charles W Stanford Middle

    I love this school! I am a student and I think the teacher are wonderful. They give time to answer every question and most are very kind. The guidance counselors are wonderful and the principals/vice...

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    5 West Cary Middle School

    This school is less willing to interact with parents and students than Time Warner Cable is with their customers.

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    5 Carter Community Charter

    Our son has been at Carter Community Charter School for 6 years and this school is awesome! The teachers are caring and compassionate about their students. He has been challenged and has prospered to...

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    10 City Of Medicine Academy

    City of Medicine Academy is a great school overall. The new leadership can use a little work. Still seems unorganized and lots of confusion.Love what the school offers as far as opportunities in the...

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    9 Durham School Of The Arts

    Our son was in the program through middle school and high school and it was the perfect fit for him. Outstanding teachers, especially in music.

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    9 Leesville Road High

    The school has a great focus on academics; however, the electives available are limited compared to other schools in Wake County. Would like to see more relevant electives in computer science such as...

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    9 Panther Creek High

    Top notch! I had an exchange student who had the best experience there. As a parent, everything was terrific. I am looking forward to my own attending PCHS soon.

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    9 J D Clement Early College High School

    Clement Early College is one of the highest achieving schools in the Triangle. English I proficiency is at 99 percent and several other EOC courses are in the 90 percentile for proficiency. The staff,...

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    8 Middle College High School @ Dtcc

    Its a smaller school with smaller class sizes. the teachers focus more on education, and behavioral problems are never an issue. If you hate drama and want to just 'focus' on your academics, this...

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    8 Voyager Academy

    I believe Voyager Academy is a good school. It could have some improvement. The manager doesn't get involved with the school as much. She doesn't come to school events or interact with the students,...

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    7 Cary High

    Great school! Great teachers and great kids! I would recommend this school to anyone! One of the oldest school in nc but one of he best!

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    7 Hillside New Tech High School

    My daugher graduated last year as valedictorian, and despite all the A's in AP classes, she was not at all prepared for college level math and science. And this is supposed to be a STEM school?!?!?...

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    6 Hillside High

    I sent my only child to HHS for 4 years; and today I have a successful UNC Chapel Hill rising sophomore. Thank you HHS , Durham public, for the IB program and for the commitment to improvement. I...

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