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Durham Academy
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  • Private
  • DURHAM, NC

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B

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Durham Academy is a top rated, private school located in DURHAM, NC. It has 1,237 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 6 to 1. Tuition is $29,635 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$29,635
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
22%
Average Financial Aid
$18,650

Durham Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1420
143 responses
Average ACT
32
94 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 44 responses
  • Prom is always awesome
    20%
  • Cav domes
    14%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • In the Pocket concerts, Zumbathon, fall play
    11%
  • Senior Challenge
    11%
  • Fall Formal Dance. It's held at a museum.
    9%
  • Winter Musical
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,237
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
No data available  
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 17 responses
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 17 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 17 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 4 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 4 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 4 responses

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
$74,710
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,296
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$316,600
National
$281,900
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