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Durham Public Schools

  • Schools
    55
  • Students
    33,016
  • Teachers
    2,321

Durham Public Schools is a public school district in North Carolina. They serve 33,016 students across 55 schools, and its teachers have had 5,859 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Contact Durham Public Schools Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (919) 560-2000
  • PO Box 30002
  • Durham, NC-3002
  • Website

Durham Public Schools Students

66%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch We receive data about students' economic need from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) based on the Free or Reduced Price Lunch scale. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
78%
of its student body are Black, Latinx, Native American, or Asian Numbers may not add up to 100 due to NCES survey limitations.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily white students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Durham Public Schools Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Durham Public Schools had a total revenue of $398.5 million in the 2016-17 school year. 37.6% came from local sources, 51.4% from state sources, and 11.0% from federal sources.

Durham Public Schools had a per-pupil revenue of $12,071 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 37.6% came from local sources, 51.4% from state sources, and 11.0% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Durham Public Schools Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Nov 27, 2021

DonorsChoose makes it easy for anyone to help a teacher in need, moving us closer to a nation where students in every community have the tools and experiences they need for a great education.

$3.2 million
raised using DonorsChoose
5,859
projects funded
1,537
teachers funded
15,084
donors
267
projects for basic supplies
764
projects for technology
963
projects for books
160
projects for art supplies

Durham Public Schools has received support from 15,084 individuals from North Carolina and 5,915 individuals out-of-state.

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Durham Public Schools Schools

Bethesda Elementary School Brogden Middle School Burton Elementary School C C Spaulding Elementary School Carrington Middle School School for Creative Studies City of Medicine Academy Club Blvd Magnet Elementary School Creekside Elementary School DUMC Hospital School - Duke South Durham Performance Learning Center Durham School of the Arts E K Powe Elementary School Easley Elementary School Eastway Elementary School Eno Valley Elementary School Fayetteville St Elementary School Forest View Elementary School George Watts Mont Magnet School Glenn Elementary School Global Scholars Academy Hillandale Elementary School Hillside High School Hillside New Tech High School Holt Elementary School Holton Career & Resource Center Hope Valley Elementary School Ignite Online Academy J D Clement Early College High School Charles E Jordan High School Lakeview School Lakewood Elementary School Lakewood Montessori Middle School Little River School Lowes Grove Middle School Lucas Middle School Mangum Elementary School Merrick-Moore Elementary School Middle College High School at Durham Technical Community College Morehead Montessori Elementary School Neal Middle School New Directions Center Northern High School Oak Grove Elementary School Parkwood Elementary School Pearsontown Elementary School R N Harris Elementary School Riverside High School Rogers-Herr Middle School Sandy Ridge Elementary School James E Shepard Magnet School Sherwood Githens Middle School Southern School of Energy and Sustainability Southwest Elementary School Spring Valley Elementary School W G Pearson Elementary School Whitted Preschool Center Whitted Preschool Y E Smith Elementary School
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