Durham Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Durham Public Schools School District Details

Durham Public Schools School District
511 Cleveland Street
Durham, NC 27701

33,435 Students enrolled in District

54 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Durham Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to North Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

50 40 30 20 10 0
35%
44%
37%
46%
32%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bethesda Elementary School
2009 S Miami Boulevard
Durham, NC, 27703
PK-05
Brogden Middle School
1001 Leon Street
Durham, NC, 27704
06-08
Burton Elementary School
1500 Mathison Avenue
Durham, NC, 27701
PK-05
C Spaulding Elementary School
1531 S Roxboro Road
Durham, NC, 27707
PK-05
C E Jordan High School
6806 Garrett Road
Durham, NC, 27707
09-12
City Of Medicine Academy School
301 Crutchfield Road
Durham, NC, 27704
09-12
Club Boulevard Elementary School
400 W Club Boulevard
Durham, NC, 27704
KG-05
Creekside Elementary School
5321 Ephesus Church Road
Durham, NC, 27707
KG-05
Dps Hospital School
Dumc Room 3605
Durham, NC, 27710
PK-12
Durham School Of The Arts
401 North Duke Street
Durham, NC, 27701
06-12
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 19.8% 49.1%
Black 43.5% 25.9%
Hispanic 34.2% 19.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.2% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 62.4% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 59.1% 50.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 4.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,779 $227,225,000 58.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $670 $22,464,000 5.8%
Staff $353 $11,834,000 3.0%
General Administration $135 $4,537,000 1.2%
School Administration $681 $22,817,000 5.9%
Operation $812 $27,234,000 7.0%
Transportation $539 $18,071,000 4.6%
Other $379 $12,718,000 3.3%
Total Support $3,570 $119,675,000 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,266 $42,448,000 10.9%
Total Expenditures $11,615 $389,348,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,802 $9,059,674,000 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $509 $795,465,000 4.9%
Staff $316 $493,610,000 3.1%
General Administration $146 $228,611,000 1.4%
School Administration $573 $894,498,000 5.5%
Operation $744 $1,162,232,000 7.2%
Transportation $392 $611,849,000 3.8%
Other $294 $459,181,000 2.8%
Total Support $2,975 $4,645,446,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,579 $2,465,278,000 15.2%
Total Expenditures $10,355 $16,170,398,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%