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Durham Academy
  • Private
  • DURHAM, NC

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  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 1,227 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
$15,384

Durham Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1400
135 responses
Average ACT
32
78 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 39 responses
  • Prom is always awesome
    21%
  • Cav domes
    13%
  • In the Pocket concerts, Zumbathon, fall play
    13%
  • Fall Formal Dance. It's held at a museum.
    10%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Senior Challenge
    10%
  • Winter Musical
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,227
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 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
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. 16 responses
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 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  
67%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 3 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 3 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 3 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
$58,905
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,058
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$224,100
National
$217,500
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