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School leader:  Ericka Boone
2401 Dakota St
Durham, NC 27707

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans shared with other schools...
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Band, Drama, Drawing / Sketching
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Spanish
  • Sports
    Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Track, Football, Softball...
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23 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · April 30, 2016
My granddaughter has attended James E Shepard for 2 yrs now. Each year just gets worse. She is exposed to sexual acts during class in the 7th grade!! She is bullied on the bus and has had to fight boys several times. Teachers do not give her... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · April 30, 2016
Children are performing sex acts while teacher writes on the board or has left the class to help another teacher!!!! Why not have someone watch your class while you are away?

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · April 30, 2016
Never see homework being brought home, say they do their homework during class, only projects given out every so often.

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Submitted by a parent · February 24, 2015
My daughter is scarred from all the bullying. She is constantly groped by the boys and harassed by the girls. Administrators and teachers just don't care despite complaints. Kids run the classes and teachers just sit and collect paychecks. ... more

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Last modified: May 10, 2016
Last modified James E Shepard Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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