Durham Public Schools District

  • 511 CLEVELAND ST
  • DURHAM, NC 27701
  • (919) 560-2000
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate68.7%72.8%
Dropout Rate5.1%5.2%
Per Pupil Spending$9,145$7,987
Students Per Teacher13.713.6
Number of Schools53-
Number of Students32,900-
Number of (FTE) Teachers2,394-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment32,90013.7
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students410
Kindergarten Students2,376
1st Grade Students2,716
2nd Grade Students2,706
3rd Grade Students2,702
4th Grade Students2,627
5th Grade Students2,459
6th Grade Students2,166
7th Grade Students2,217
8th Grade Students2,137
9th Grade Students2,956
10th Grade Students2,466
11th Grade Students2,470
12th Grade Students2,002
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native70
Asian or Pacific Islander848
Hispanic6,237
Black (Non-Hispanic)18,345
White (Non-Hispanic)6,938
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male16,394
Female16,044

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers2,39413.7
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers--
Elementary Teachers1,238-
Secondary Teachers1,140-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes17-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides617
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors144
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors104
Elementary41
Secondary63
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians57
Library Support Staff1
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff1,377
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators33
LEA Administrative Support Staff161
School Administrators125
School Administrative Support Staff191
Student Support Services178
Other Support Services Staff689

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$348,269,000-
Total Local Revenues$135,855,00039.0%
Parent Government Contributions$122,239,00035.1%
School Lunch$3,352,0001.0%
Non-Specified$3,697,0001.1%
Rents and Royalties$462,0000.1%
Sale of Property$43,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$1,358,0000.4%
Fines and Forfeits$1,161,0000.3%
Private Contributions$143,0000.04%
Miscellaneous$3,400,0001.0%
Total State Revenues$181,912,00052.2%
General Formula Assistance$175,241,00050.3%
Non-Specified$3,572,0001.0%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$3,099,0000.9%
Total Federal Revenues$30,502,0008.8%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$8,320,0002.4%
Non-Specified$21,370,0006.1%
Direct - Other$812,0000.2%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$292,829,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$178,734,00061.0%
Total Support Services Expenditures$102,642,00035.1%
Student Support$16,353,0004.7%
Instructional Staff Support$7,024,0002.0%
General Administration Support$3,135,0000.9%
School Administration Support$20,361,0005.8%
Operation and Maintenance Support$24,048,0006.9%
Student Transportation Support$16,185,0004.6%
Other Support Services$15,536,0004.5%
Total Other Expenditures$11,453,0003.9%
Food Services$11,453,0003.3%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 68.7%
Total Diploma Count 1,847
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 35
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-124905.1%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Durham Public Schools District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 53
  • Students: 32,900
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 2,394
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BETHESDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2009 South Miami Blvd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
631 13.7

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BROGDEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
1001 Leon St
Durham, NC
Public | 6-8
759 14.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
BURTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1500 Mathison Ave
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
325 12.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
C C SPAULDING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1531 South Roxboro Rd
Durham, NC
Public | PK-5
253 11.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
C E JORDAN HIGH SCHOOL
6806 Garrett Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 9-12
1,890 17.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
CHEWNING MIDDLE SCHOOL
5001 Red Mill Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 6-8
482 12.1

3.5 out of 5
11 Reviews
CITY OF MEDICINE ACADEMY
4100 North Roxboro Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 9-12
215 13.1

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CLUB BOULEVARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
400 West Club Blvd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
504 15.3

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CREEKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5321 Ephesus Church Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
865 17.6

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DPS HOSPITAL SCHOOL
Dumc Room 3605
Durham, NC
Public | Unknown
33 2.4

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DURHAM'S PERFORMANCE LEARNING SCHOOL
1058 West Club Blvd
Durham, NC
Public | 9-12
120 17.7

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DURHAM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
400 North Duke St
Durham, NC
Public | 6-12
1,403 15.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
EASLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
302 Lebanon Circle
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
640 15.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
EASTWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
610 North Alston Ave
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
565 11.3

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E K POWE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
913 9th St
Durham, NC
Public | PK-5
419 11.6

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ENO VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
117 Milton Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
639 15.4

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FAYETTEVILLE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2905 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
262 13.1

3 out of 5
3 Reviews
FOREST VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3007 Mount Sinai Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
618 13.9

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
GEORGE L CARRINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
227 Milton Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 6-8
1,110 15.3

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GEORGE WATTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
700 Watts St
Durham, NC
Public | PK-5
391 11.7

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GLENN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2415 East Geer St
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
699 13.1

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HILLANDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2730 Hillandale Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
621 15.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
HILLSIDE HIGH SCHOOL
3727 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC
Public | 9-12
1,261 15.3

3 out of 5
1 Review
HOLT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4019 Holt School Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
612 13.4

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HOLTON CAREER AND RESOURCE CENTER SCHOOL
511 Cleveland St
Durham, NC
Public | Unknown
- -

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HOPE VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3005 Dixon Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
702 15.6

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JAMES E SHEPARD MIDDLE SCHOOL
2401 Dakota St
Durham, NC
Public | 6-8
412 14.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
J D CLEMENT EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL
712 Cecil St
Durham, NC
Public | 9-12
346 29.3

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LAKEVIEW SCHOOL
3507 Dearborn Dr
Durham, NC
Public | 6-12
115 5.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
LAKEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2520 Vesson Ave
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
421 11.5

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LITTLE RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2315 Snow Hill Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
657 15.9

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LOWE'S GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL
4418 South Alston Ave
Durham, NC
Public | 6-8
629 14.2

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MANGUM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9008 Quail Roost Rd
Bahama, NC
Public | KG-5
505 17.0

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MERRICK-MOORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2325 Cheek Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
676 13.5

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MIDDLE COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL @ DTCC
1637 Lawson St
Durham, NC
Public | 11-12
116 29.0

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MOREHEAD MONTESSORI SCHOOL
909 Cobb St
Durham, NC
Public | PK-5
234 14.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
NEAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
201 Baptist Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 6-8
628 13.5

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
NEW TECHNOLOGY HIGH SCHOOL AT HILL
3727 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC
Public | 9-11
267 15.7

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NORTHERN HIGH SCHOOL
117 Tom Wilkinson Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 9-12
1,625 16.9

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OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3810 Wake Forest Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
553 13.9

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PARKWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5207 Revere Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
604 14.4

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PEARSONTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4915 Barbee Rd
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
899 17.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL
3218 Rose of Sharon Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 9-12
1,910 17.0

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R N HARRIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1520 Cooper St
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
402 14.4

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ROGERS-HERR MIDDLE SCHOOL
911 Cornwallis Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 6-8
643 14.4

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SHERWOOD GITHENS MIDDLE SCHOOL
4800 Chapel Hill Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 6-8
893 15.1

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SOUTHERN HIGH SCHOOL
800 Clayton Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 9-12
1,101 14.4

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SOUTHERN SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AT SOUTHERN HIGH
800 Clayton Rd
Durham, NC
Public | 9-11
167 12.3

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SOUTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2320 Cook Rd
Durham, NC
Public | PK-5
695 16.4

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SPRING VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2051 North Durham Parkway
Durham, NC
Public | KG-5
632 17.5

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W.G. PEARSON MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOL
600 East Umstead St
Durham, NC
Public | 6-8
322 14.8

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W G PEARSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
600 East Umstead St
Durham, NC
Public | PK-5
621 14.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
Y E SMITH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2410 East Main St
Durham, NC
Public | PK-5
346 13.1

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