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High School Athletics

Durham’s high schools are members of different state conferences, based on their size. All sports are not offered at all high schools. Please check with your high school to find out if a certain sport is offered at that school.

PAC-6 4-A:

  • Jordan
  • Northern
  • Riverside
  • Hillside
  • Southern

Tar Roanoke 1A:

  • Durham School of the Arts

Small High Schools:

  • City of Medicine Academy
  • Early College High School
  • Hillside New Tech
  • Middle College High School
  • Performance Learning Center
  • Southern School of Engineering

Students in our high schools play the following sports:

  • Volleyball
  • Cross Country (boys and girls)
  • Football
  • Tennis (boys and girls)
  • Soccer (boys and girls)
  • Basketball (boys and girls)
  • Swimming (boys and girls)
  • Wrestling
  • Indoor Track (boys and girls)
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Outdoor Track (boys and girls)
  • Lacrosse
  • Golf (boys and girls)
  • Field Hockey

High School Athletic Directors


Larry McDonald, Director of Athletics for Durham Public Schools, 560-3742