Duke School

3716 Erwin Road,
Durham, NC, 27705-0277
Tel: (919)416-9420
Grades: NS - 8 | 502 students
WHAT WE DO
Inspire learners to boldly and creatively shape their future.

IDEAS WE LIVE BY

Learner-Centered
Learners are the center of a dynamic and collaborative learning,
inquiry, and discovery process.

Active Inquiry
Intellectual curiosity through project-based learning propels learners
to explore multiple paths to creative solutions.

Bold Thinkers
A deep love of learning and respect for our community forms
bold, critical thinkers for life.
WHY WE DO IT
To prepare the next generation of problem solvers for our complex world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1941

Student Body

Total Students 502 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Duke School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 22 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 5 / Jan. 19 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,250
Tuition Notes Tuition is staggered based on grade level. The tuition above reflects our preschool tuition. Visit: http://www.dukeschool.org/apply/ds_affordability for more details.
% on Financial Aid 27%
Admissions Director Nicole Thompson
Admissions Associate Crystal Thomas

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. band, chorus, various clubs, drama, fine arts band, chorus, various clubs, drama, fine arts,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Durham Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lerner Jewish Community Day School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lerner Jewish Community Day School (1.4 miles away)
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  • Durham Lerner Jewish Community Day School
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
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    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)286-5517
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    1.4  mi  |  147  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Durham
    Durham Academy    
    3501 Ridge Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)493-5787
    1.6  mi  |  1160  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Durham
    The Hill Center
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    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)489-7464
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    (919)489-9045
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    Triangle Day School
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    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)383-8800
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