Top 3 Best Northeast Durham Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,610 students in the neighborhood of Northeast Durham, Durham, NC.
The top ranked public schools in Northeast Durham are Sandy Ridge Elementary School, The School For Creative Studies and Glenn Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
The neighborhood of Northeast Durham, Durham, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in the neighborhood of Northeast Durham, Durham, NC (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sandy Ridge Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1417 Old Oxford Highway
Durham, NC 27704
(919) 560-2695
Grades: PK-5
| 483 students
Rank: #22.
The School For Creative Studies
Magnet School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5001 Red Mill Rd
Durham, NC 27704
(919) 560-3535
Grades: 6-12
| 565 students
Rank: #33.
Glenn Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2415 E Geer Street
Durham, NC 27704
(919) 560-3920
Grades: K-5
| 562 students
Rank: n/an/a
North Oak Academy
Charter School
2201 E Geer St Durham, NC 2770
Durham, NC 27704
(984) 244-5528
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in the neighborhood of Northeast Durham, Durham, NC?
The top ranked public schools in the neighborhood of Northeast Durham, Durham, NC include Sandy Ridge Elementary School, The School For Creative Studies and Glenn Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in the neighborhood of Northeast Durham, Durham, NC?
4 public schools are located in the neighborhood of Northeast Durham, Durham, NC.
What is the racial composition of students in the neighborhood of Northeast Durham, Durham, NC?
the neighborhood of Northeast Durham, Durham, NC public schools minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public schools average of 55% (majority Black).

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