Students enrolled 1318
School leader Mr Fred Sawyer
Transportation options Yes

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10401 Durant Road
Raleigh, NC 27614

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(919) 870-4098
(919) 518-0021
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4 stars
Based on 13 ratings

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April 22, 2014
This is my son's second year at Durant in Track 2 and I have not been impressed at all. There is no communication to the parents about what is going on. The teachers do not give any homework (2 years worth) and they allow them to turn their work in at anytime and get a grade for it. They allow kids to disrupt the class with no punishments.

- submitted by a parent
April 14, 2014
School has a some top notch teachers but seems to have a lot of turnover among the teachers.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2012
amazing teachers staff enviorment academic tools and the libary rules yah!!!! very good i lovbit

- submitted by a community member
August 06, 2012
I am a track 2 parent and y child just started and i can only say thank you for being such a great school and reaching out to parents and making sure that all kids are successful and that failing is not an option! I thank the staff for for helping my daughter with getting over the sixth grade fears right away! I feel very safe with my child being in your hands all day! Hats off to you! Keep up the great work! God bless!

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2012
as a 7th grade track two student I have to say this school was pretty scary at first, I came from the Country side of NC and this was the city. Right when I walked into my social studies class a student walked up to me and was instantlly my best friend.then in y pre algebra class i made great friends. The teachers are very kind and understanding. I'd recomend my friends to go here. I'm sad because I had to leave Durant due to the assignment plan. I'm not very happy with the school I got. Wake forest rolesville has very bad reviews and Durant has excellent reviews.

- submitted by a community member
July 15, 2012
As a track 4 sixth grader my daughter loves this school! The teachers are excellent and supportive.The resource officer is outstanding with keeping the students in check and Principal Sawyer has very frequent phone "blasts" keeping parents informed of all school activities and pertinent news. I highly recommend this school to anyone considering a year round program. Helen G.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 30, 2009
My son is in 6th grade on TR1. The teachers are very committed to the students here. They work tirelessly on their lesson plans and on what they can do to make learning interesting. The science teacher has great experiments/labs for the children to do. The social studies teacher has projects that not only teach them the material but gives them a chance to be artistic/creative. The language arts teacher gives tests that really make the kids think instead of just reguratating facts. They offer an advanced math class in 6th grade. Each quarter the teachers have an awards ceremony to recognize achievements of all the children. Is a safe school. The PE offerings are above average. Facility is clean/well kept. The principal/ vice principals have a lot of face-time with students. The electives are lacking. Good communcation from teachers to parents through emails and websites. Uses SPAN for grades.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 13, 2009
minimal electives for 6th graders is a shame.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2009
The staff is energetic and committed to student achievement. Turnover of staff and administrators has made life inconsistent, but positive change has begun to move through the building

- submitted by a teacher
December 05, 2007
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October 30, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2007
this school is amazing with working with all the kids

- submitted by a student
May 20, 2005
In our two years with Durant Middle, my student has been challenged and has experienced wonderful teachers. There is a wide range of extracurricular activities including sports, drama, music, dance club, etc. Great school.

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May 21, 2004
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February 14, 2004
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Durant Road Middle
10401 Durant Road, Raleigh, NC  27614
(919) 870-4098
Last modified Durant Road Middle is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Durant Road Middle Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top