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School leader:  Mr John Heffernan
724 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701

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(919) 682-1200
(919) 683-1261
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Submitted by a community member · December 14, 2015
I was a member of the first class to go from kindergarten to fifth grade at CPSC (graduated in 2009), and had an amazing 6 years while at the school. I wouldn't trade my experience there for anything. The school's original principal made it a top... more

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Submitted by a parent · July 08, 2014
I have read the latest reviews and I respectively disagree with their perspective. This school is a safe haven for people who want an advocacy environment for their child. After being exhausted with the bureaucracy of Durham Public Schools, it... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 25, 2014
Great teachers and philosophy but the Principal and Board have created an atmosphere that is hostile to any child and family that they feel is not "right" for their school. Staff who try to stand up are retaliated against. This is not a public... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 21, 2013
Admin. more concerned with image than with effectiveness teaching. High EOG test scores more a reflection of the high socio-eco. status of students than of quality of education received here. No surprise that children with (non-school)... more

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Central Park School For Child
724 Foster Street, Durham, NC  27701
(919) 682-1200
Last modified Central Park School For Child is a Charter school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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