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Cairo, NY
Students enrolled: 464

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1301 Route 145
Cairo, NY 12413

(518) 622-8543
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April 13, 2015
This school is awful. The teachers play favorites and guidance is beyond useless. If the kids screw up, it's the kids fault. If the teachers/staff screw up, it's STILL the kids fault. They make no effort and take no blame. This school makes a mockery of education. The school answers to the school board which has a very "one hand washes the other" approach to dealing wish issues, meaning many complains and problems are ignored. Ordinarily, I have a great deal of respect for educators, but not here. These people are a disgrace. I was lucky enough to receive a proper education for much of my childhood, so I can honestly say I know what a real educational experience looks like- this isn't it. The fact that they still try to pretend this is anything more than a good-ol-boy run day care is a joke.

- submitted by a student

June 19, 2014
My school is a place to learn and thrive. I enjoy the amounts of knowledge I receive when I walk through the doors each day.

- submitted by a student

June 17, 2011
I graduated from this school a few years ago, and I had a horrible experience. The student body thrives on cliques, and the dropout rate is fairly high. Due to this small student body, if a student doesn't fit in with a clique, they are pushed aside. Teachers often do nothing to keep this from happening, and don't make an effort to get involved with parents or students. They have a tendency to be snotty and unfair. In my particular case, my foreign language and math skills are below par, and I have needed to play catch-up in my post-secondary education. I'm ashamed that I've come from this terrible system. Parents: If you have the option to send your child to a private school, or even just a different school system, please do so. For their sake.

- submitted by a student

November 08, 2009
I attend this school, and i don't like it students are rude.

- submitted by a student

July 27, 2008
Cairo Durham was a great school to attend. For the most part, a lot of the students were great and respectful. Small school, however it is beggining to grow in size. The sports program are diverse and usually a great expierience. Most of the teachers are very knowladgeable and will spend time with your child to understand a subject. Located in a great area. Teachers and staff are great.

- submitted by a student

May 28, 2007
I was pleasantly surprised by the effort and quality of education that my children received in the Middle School. While the district doesn't spend much money on education, the administrators still manage to deliver a quality educational experience. There is a full contingent of Honors classes available, with AP courses starting in the High School. As for sports, basketball, soccer and softball/baseball all have active teams. Last year a football team was started at the High School level.

- submitted by a parent

January 03, 2006
It is a great school with many quality hard-working and caring teachers. The music program was excellent, and the sports programs while not very high performing are accessible. There are some great academic extracurricular activities, however consistency of involvement both by advisors and students is a problem that often leads to early ends or discontinuances of these activities.

- submitted by a student

September 19, 2005
It was a good school. The only down fall was the size. I feel that there should be more of the arts availabile. Also more money should go towards teacher's supplies.

- submitted by a student
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Cairo Durham High School
1301 Route 145, Cairo, NY  12413
(518) 622-8543
Last modified Cairo Durham High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Cairo Durham High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top