Durham's Performance Learning Center

  • Durham's Performance Learning Center serves 205 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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Durham's Performance Learning Center places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Durham's Performance Learning Center's student population of 205 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students205 students
This chart display total students of Durham's Performance Learning Center by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Durham's Performance Learning Center
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Durham's Performance Learning Center by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Durham's Performance Learning Center by grade.

School Comparison

  • Durham's Performance Learning Center's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Durham's Performance Learning Center is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2497 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Durham's Performance Learning Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Durham's Performance Learning Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Durham's Performance Learning Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Durham's Performance Learning Center and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Durham's Performance Learning Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
33%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Durham's Performance Learning Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
60%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Durham's Performance Learning Center and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Durham's Performance Learning Center and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Durham's Performance Learning Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Durham's Performance Learning Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.530.46
This chart display the diversity score of Durham's Performance Learning Center and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Durham's Performance Learning Center and public school graduation rate of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Durham's Performance Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Durham's Performance Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurham Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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