Durham School Of The Arts Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#176
College Readiness Index
62.5
Algebra Proficiency
3.0
English Proficiency
N/A
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 06–12 Grades
  • 1,412 Students
  • 94 Teachers

Durham School Of The Arts
400 NORTH DUKE ST
DURHAM, NC 27701

Phone: (919) 560-3926

District: Durham Public Schools

Overview

Durham School Of The Arts is ranked 1st within North Carolina. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Durham School Of The Arts is 71 percent. The student body makeup is 41 percent male and 59 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 65 percent. Durham School Of The Arts is 1 of 13 high schools in the Durham Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#176
State Rank
#1
Magnet Rank
#52

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,412
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 65%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 39%
Full-Time Teachers 94

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English N/A
Proficient in Algebra 78%
College Readiness Index 62.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 06 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 13
Total Students 10,422
Proficient in English (district average) 67%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 56%
College Readiness (district average) 20.8

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