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Durham School of the Arts

Durham, NC


Durham School of the Arts
401 North Duke Street
Durham, NC  27701
Phone: 919-560-3926
Durham County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10

Grades Served: 6-12
Enrollment: 1,703
Type: Regular School  
Durham School of the Arts

Durham School of the Arts


Metro Area Ranking

#5
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Durham School of the Arts is ranked #5 of 45 of the best middle schools in Durham and surrounding areas (89th percentile). Cick the link to see all 45 middle schools.


#6
Metro Area High School Ranking: Durham School of the Arts is ranked #6 out of 27 of the best high schools in Durham and surrounding areas (78th percentile). Cick the link to see all 27 high schools.


State Ranking

#45
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Durham School of the Arts is ranked #45 out of 700 of the best middle schools in North Carolina (94th percentile). Click the link to see all 700 middle schools.


#51
Statewide High School Ranking: Durham School of the Arts is ranked #51 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (90th percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.


Overall, Durham School of the Arts is a 10-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Durham County, NC. Durham School of the Arts has an enrollment of approximately 1,703 students and serves grades 6-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

100.0
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Durham School of the Arts had a Student Growth Score of 100.0. This placed Durham School of the Arts in the 99th percentile of 2368 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

  North Carolina Math Letter Grade

  North Carolina Reading Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 22.1 82nd 17.3
Math 22 71st 18.8
Reading 22.8 78th 18.9
Science 22.3 80th 18.6
Writing 6.9 73rd 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Durham School of the Arts stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 6

 42% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 7% - Level 1
 7% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 7

 36% - Level 5 (Superior)
 36% - Level 5 (Superior)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 10% - Level 1
 10% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 8

 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 6

 28% - Level 5 (Superior)
 28% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 2
 12% - Level 2
 9% - Level 1
 9% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 7

 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 6% - Level 1
 6% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 8

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3
 17% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 11% - Level 1
 11% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 8

 40% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 7% - Level 2
 7% - Level 2
 6% - Level 1
 6% - Level 1

End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 43% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 5% - Level 1
 5% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 64% - Level 4 (Solid)
 64% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 11% - Level 2
 11% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 20% - Level 3
 20% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 582
Math 566
Composite Score 1148
SAT Participation Rate 58 %

Durham School of the Arts had an average SAT score of 1148 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #57 out of 478 NC high schools (88th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Durham School of the Arts was 58% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.




 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 4%
 Asian - 4%
 Black - 33%
 Black - 33%
 Hispanic - 24%
 Hispanic - 24%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 36%
 White - 36%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Durham School of the Arts for the 2017-2018 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2017-2018 school year. Rankings for Durham School of the Arts and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
George Watts Elementary School 7 0.4 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Morehead Montessori Magnet School 7 1.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
E K Powe Elementary School 4 1.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Club Boulevard Elementary School 6 1.3 miles Durham, NC Regular K-5
Eastway Elementary School 1 1.5 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Brogden Middle School 1 1.5 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Lakewood Montessori Middle School 8 1.7 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
C C Spaulding Elementary School 1 1.7 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Durham's Performance Learning Center 1 1.8 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
Burton Elementary School 4 2.0 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
J D Clement Early College High School 10 2.0 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
Lakewood Elementary School 1 2.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Y E Smith Elementary School 1 2.3 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Middle College High School at DTCC 9 2.4 miles Durham, NC Regular 11-12
City of Medicine Academy 8 2.5 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
R N Harris Elementary School 4 2.5 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Rogers-Herr Middle School 8 2.6 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
James E Shepard Middle School 1 2.6 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Fayetteville Street Elementary School 1 2.6 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Lakeview School 1 2.9 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-12