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School leader:  David Hawks
401 North Duke St
Durham, NC 27701

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans shared with other schools...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Dance, Drama, Photography, Sculpture
  • World languages
    French, Spanish
  • Sports
    Baseball, Basketball, Cross country, Football, Lacrosse...
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31 reviews

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Submitted by a student · August 16, 2016
The principal, Mr. Hawks, says if you don't like art, you shouldn't go here. What he REALLY needs to say is if you don't like rigorous academics you shouldn't go here. Other area high schools have art programs as good as if not better than DSA's.... more

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Submitted by a parent · March 11, 2015
DSA is a very good school. Our student is a 7th grader and has mostly had great teachers. The teachers, principal/vice principal/guidance are wonderful at what they do, and its amazing how well they run the school. I might add though, the high... more

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Submitted by a parent · January 17, 2015
DSA is alright. We have two children there and are unimpressed. For one child, it works well, but for the other is really doesn't make a difference. In fact, it made her attitude worse. Now that she's there....she's become a snob. The DSA kids... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 17, 2014
Hard to be much better. My daughter graduated from DSA year before last and finished her first year at Berklee College o Music with nothing but praise. My son is now in the eighth grade and had his first B wait C last year. He was a straight A... more

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Last modified: August 16, 2016
Last modified Durham School Of The Arts is a Public school that serves grades 6-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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