District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

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These are some of the top-rated public schools in Oyster River Coop School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

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Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

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Teachers & Staff
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Reviews From Schools in Oyster River Coop School District
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Parent / Guardian
December 18, 2021
I have lived in Durham for 23 years and raised 2 children. There is not a better school system in the country. I can live anywhere I want but chose this cute little town for its schools.
Current student
January 07, 2021
The teachers themselves are very good, but they alone can only do so much. Unless you're the student that shows the most potential, you're put on the back burner, and coming from experience, its a... More
Parent / Guardian
April 16, 2020
We're moving out of the Oyster River School District so that our 4th grader won't have to go to ORMS. Homework, when it is assigned, is ineffective, particularly in language classes. Even academically... More