This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in absenteeism and suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.
Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Math
40%
State avg: 57%
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Science
78%
State avg: 73%
Details
7/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A promising sign

Students at this school are making more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's continued success.

Equity
5/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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Black
56%
Hispanic
33%
White
7%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
334 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
91%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
2009 South Miami Blvd
Durham, NC 27703
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