• Partnerships are a big part of any successful school. Sandy Ridge has partnerships with the Durham Arts Council, Carolina Theater, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), Duke University, North Carolina Central University, NC State University, A&T State University Cooperative Extension, Triangle Community Foundation, Keep Durham Beautiful, Inc., KidzNotes, Mt. Level Missionary Baptist Church, A+ Schools of North Carolina, Book Harvest, Smile Programs, DPS Foundation, and other organizations to ensure students have access to professional artists, facilities and resources. To further enhance students’ exposure to the arts, Sandy Ridge regularly has artists in residence, guest artists, shows and trips to the theater. Thank you to the DPS Foundation for funding our new outdoor classroom! See photos HERE.