Contacts, Hours & Directions

Main Contacts

Main Switchboard:
(919) 493-1827

(919) 416-9420

By Fax:
(919) 419-1185

Key Departments

Head of School Office
Phone (919) 493-1827
Head of School: Lisa Nagel
Administrative Assistant: Emma Cromwell

Phone (919) 416-9420

Preschool & Lower School
Phone (919) 286-1866
Director: Nicole Thompson
Administrative Assistant: Lucy Bradshaw

Middle School
Phone (919) 493-2642
Director: Jenny Murray
Administrative Assistant: Foley Dyson

Auxiliary Programs
Office Phone (919) 493-2642
After School & Prime Time Cell (919) 748-1468
Manager: Eddy Davis
Administrative Assistant: Foley Dyson
Administrative Assistant: Michael Kithcart

Curriculum & Educators Institute
Phone (919) 595-8387
Director: Kathy Bartelmay
Program Coordinator: Meghan Fitzpatrick

Diversity: Equity & Justice
Phone (919) 595-8383
Director: Emily Chávez

Development Office
Phone (919) 493-9968
Director: Kenneth W. Chandler
Assistant Director: Corey Savage
Administrator: Nancy Joyce
Business & Operations Office
Phone (919) 493-9857
Director: Russell Rabinowitz
Accountant: Jane Hales
Administrative Assistant: Tonya Hunt

Technology & Innovation Office
(919) 493-2642
Director: Katie Ree
Director: Brian Horton
Database Manager: Crystal Thomas
Specialist: Dan Divis

Marketing & Communications Office
Phone (919) 595-8322
Director: Irecka Smith
Associate: Sarah Dwyer

Directions to Duke School

Duke School in Durham, NC
3716 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27705

From Raleigh, Durham, or points East
Take I-40 West to Durham Freeway (Hwy. 147) Take Exit 16B off Durham Freeway onto U.S. Rt. 15-501 South heading toward Chapel Hill. Take Exit 107 (751 and Duke West Campus ). Turn right at the end of the ramp. Enter the traffic circle and make second right turn onto Erwin Road (also know as Old Erwin Rd.) The school is 0.3 miles on right.

From Chapel Hill or points West:
Take 15-501 Bypass towards Durham. Exit at 107 (751 & Duke West Campus). Turn left at the end of the ramp. Enter the traffic circle and make second right turn on Erwin Road. School is 0.3 miles on right.

School Hours

Duke School is open Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM
*School hours modified for the 2020-21 school year*

2020-21 CARLINE
*Staggering carline schedule pre-arranged with families*

Preschool (3 & 4-year-olds)
  • 8-9 AM - Drop off for Preschool
  • 2:30-3:05 PM - School day ends for Preschool

Lower School (K-4th grade)
  • 8-9 AM - Drop off for K-4th grade
  • 2:30-3:15 PM - School day ends for K-4th grade

Middle School (5th-8th grade)
  • 8-9 AM - Drop off for 5th-8th grade
  • 3-3:45 PM - School day ends for 5th-8th grade

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