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City of Medicine Academy
  • Public, Magnet
  • DURHAM, NC

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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City of Medicine Academy is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in DURHAM, NC. It has 341 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1080
70 responses
Average ACT
22
77 responses
AP Enrollment
23%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$58,905
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,058
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$224,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 54 responses
  • Graduation
    22%
  • Prom
    19%
  • Field Day
    13%
  • HOSA Competitions (Districts & States)
    13%
  • Field Day tournies
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
341
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,354
Teachers in First/Second Year
17%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 32 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 32 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 32 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,350 / year
National
$12,239
52%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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