Traditional Secondary Schools

  • Durham School of the Arts (6-12)

    400 North Duke Street, Durham NC  27701

    (919) 560-3926 

    Bell Schedule:  8:30 – 3:20

    Program Magnet

    Visual and Performing Arts

    Specialized visual and performing arts secondary school for grades 6-12 focused on rigorous academics and excellence in the visual and performing arts.

    Features of the magnet school include:

    • Community Partnerships with Duke University, Durham Performing Arts Center
    • All high school students declare one of the following arts concentration areas that they pursue all four years of high school:
      • Chorus, Band, Orchestra, Piano, Guitar
      • Dance
      • Theatre (Acting & Technical Theatre)
      • Visual Arts (Drawing, Painting, Clay, Sculpture & Photography)
      • Creative Writing (Writing Thru Literature, Newspaper & Yearbook)
      • Digital Arts (Game Design, Digital Media, and Film)

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