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Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Project Based Learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Project-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

12
Facilities
including: Gym
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 78% 52%
Black 8% 26%
Hispanic 6% 13%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Ultimate Frisbee
3
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Tennis
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Clubs Chess club
Girls on the Run
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 5:30 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Epworth Preschool
  Westminister Preschool
  The Little School
Students typically continue on to these schools Riverside High School
  Jordan High School
  Chapel Hill High School

Teachers

5
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.dukeschool.org/podium/default.aspx?t=139883
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $3000
Tuition range (high) $17000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 200
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 70
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012