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Duke School is an independent preschool through eighth grade project-based school located in Durham, NC since 1947.

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Preschool

Ages 3 and 4

Our preschool program starts with our three-year-olds, providing a full-day of developmentally appropriate experiences designed to advance the cognitive, language, emotional, and motor skills of each child.

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Lower School

K through Grade 4

In our Lower School program, we maintain a small teacher-student ratio to allow for teachers to respect students' individual differences and set challenging but achievable goals for each student.

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Middle School

Grade 5 to 8

It is with understanding of and respect for young adolescents that we design our Middle School around their characteristics and needs, enabling each student to develop intellectually and personally. 

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491

Total Enrollment

1947

School Founded

7:1

Student/Faculty Ratio

36%

Students of Color

 

We inspire learners to boldly and creatively shape their future. Our students not only master skills of traditional academic disciplines, but they also develop a sense of self, community, and culture. 

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Upcoming Events

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Parents are invited to learn about supporting the whole family with healthy ways of engaging with technology, especially during this time of increased reliance on digital tools. Dr. Lindsey Copeland will share strategies families can use to find balance around technology at home and will answer questions. While this talk will be focused on the needs of middle schoolers, parents of students of all ages are welcome to attend. 
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Arrival beginning at 10 AM and concluding by 10:30 AM for kindergarten-eighth grade. 
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Duke School has an early release day once a month. Dismissing students at—11:45 AM (Preschool); 12 PM (Lower School); and 12:15 PM (Middle School).

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