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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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24 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · February 08, 2017
I do not suggest that you send your child to this school. James E. Shepard is not a true IB school and the students are not fully prepared when they enter high school. Shepard has become a Title I school and the students are still not being... more

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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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Last modified: February 8, 2017
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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