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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 54 public schools managed by Durham Public School District serving 33,643 students in Durham, North Carolina.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Durham Public School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Durham Bethesda Elementary School
    2009 S Miami Boulevard
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919)560-3904

    Grades: PK-5 | 691 students
  • Durham Brogden Middle School
    1001 Leon Street
    Durham, NC 27704
    (919)560-3906

    Grades: 6-8 | 542 students
  • Durham Burton Elementary School
    1500 Mathison Avenue
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919)560-3908

    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
  • Durham C C Spaulding Elementary School
    1531 S Roxboro Road
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-3974

    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
  • Durham C E Jordan High School
    6806 Garrett Road
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-3912

    Grades: 9-12 | 1978 students
  • Durham City Of Medicine Academy
    301 Crutchfield Road
    Durham, NC 27704
    (919)560-2001

    Grades: 9-12 | 324 students
  • Durham Club Boulevard Elementary School
    400 W Club Boulevard
    Durham, NC 27704
    (919)560-3918

    Grades: K-5 | 494 students
  • Durham Creekside Elementary School
    5321 Ephesus Church Road
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-3919

    Grades: K-5 | 889 students
  • Durham Dps Hospital School
    Dumc Room 3605
    Durham, NC 27710
    (919)684-5684

    Grades: PK-12 | 32 students
  • Durham Durham School Of The Arts
    401 North Duke Street
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919)560-3926

    Grades: 6-12 | 1711 students
  • Durham Durham's Performance Learning Center Alternative School
    401 North Driver Street
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919)560-9190

    Grades: 9-12 | 205 students
  • Durham E K Powe Elementary School
    913 9th Street
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)560-3963

    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
  • Durham Easley Elementary School
    302 Lebanon Circle
    Durham, NC 27712
    (919)560-3913

    Grades: K-5 | 565 students
  • Durham Eastway Elementary School
    610 North Alston Avenue
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919)560-3910

    Grades: PK-5 | 576 students
  • Durham Eno Valley Elementary School
    117 Milton Road
    Durham, NC 27712
    (919)560-3915

    Grades: PK-5 | 550 students
  • Durham Fayetteville Street Elementary School
    2905 Fayetteville Street
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-3944

    Grades: PK-5 | 304 students
  • Durham Forest View Elementary School
    3007 Mount Sinai Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)560-3932

    Grades: K-5 | 737 students
  • Durham George L Carrington Middle School
    227 Milton Road
    Durham, NC 27712
    (919)560-3916

    Grades: 6-8 | 931 students
  • Durham George Watts Elementary School
    700 Watts Street
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919)560-3947

    Grades: PK-5 | 408 students
  • Durham Glenn Elementary School
    2415 E Geer Street
    Durham, NC 27704
    (919)560-3920

    Grades: K-5 | 709 students
  • Durham Hillandale Elementary School
    2730 Hillandale Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)560-3924

    Grades: PK-5 | 668 students
  • Durham Hillside High School
    3727 Fayetteville St
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-3925

    Grades: 9-12 | 1288 students
  • Durham Hillside New Technical High School
    3727 Fayetteville St
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-9183

    Grades: 9-12 | 210 students
  • Durham Holt Elementary School
    4019 Holt School Road
    Durham, NC 27704
    (919)560-3928

    Grades: PK-5 | 677 students
  • Durham Holton Career And Resource Center Vocational School
    401 North Driver St
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919)560-2219

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Durham Hope Valley Elementary School
    3005 Dixon Road
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-3980

    Grades: K-5 | 626 students
  • Durham J D Clement Early College High School
    1801 Fayetteville Street, Nccu
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-2696

    Grades: 9-12 | 366 students
  • Durham James E Shepard Middle School
    2401 Dakota Street
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-3938

    Grades: 6-8 | 452 students
  • Durham Lakeview School Alternative School
    3507 Dearborn Drive
    Durham, NC 27704
    (919)560-2520

    Grades: 6-12 | 30 students
  • Durham Lakewood Elementary School
    2520 Vesson Avenue
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-3939

    Grades: PK-5 | 454 students
  • Durham Lakewood Montessori Middle School
    2119 Chapel Hill Rd
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)560-2894

    Grades: 6-8 | 295 students
  • Durham Little River Elementary School
    2315 Snow Hill Road
    Durham, NC 27712
    (919)560-3940

    Grades: PK-7 | 496 students
  • Durham Lowe's Grove Middle School
    4418 S Alston Avenue
    Durham, NC 27713
    (919)560-3946

    Grades: 6-8 | 601 students
  • Durham Lucas Middle School
    923 Snow Hill Road
    Durham, NC 27704
    (919)560-3843

    Grades: 6-8 | 531 students
  • Bahama Mangum Elementary School
    9008 Quail Roost Road
    Bahama, NC 27503
    (919)560-3948

    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
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Overview

School District NameDurham Public School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students33,643 students
# of Teachers2,313 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students16,572 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students17,071 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.67
# of American Indian Students104 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students795 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students10,035 students
% Hispanic Students
30%
# of Black Students15,459 students
% Black Students
46%
# of White Students6,238 students
% White Students
19%
# of Hawaiian Students25 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students987 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:492
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,528
# of Students in 1st Grade:2,727
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,684
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,739
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,652
# of Students in 5th Grade:2,375
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,228
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,138
# of Students in 8th Grade:2,351
# of Students in 9th Grade:3,177
# of Students in 10th Grade:2,703
# of Students in 11th Grade:2,677
# of Students in 12th Grade:2,172
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Durham Public School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Durham Public School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Durham Public School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Durham Public School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,975 is higher than the state average of $9,693. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,743 is higher than the state average of $9,473. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$429 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Durham Public School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$355 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Durham Public School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,975$9,693
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Durham Public School District and average revenue per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,743$9,473
This chart display average spending per public school student in Durham Public School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Durham Public School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in the district is Forest View Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.