About Neal

  • Principal: Dr. Michael Fuga

    Address: 201 Baptist Road, Durham, NC 27704

    Phone: (919) 560-3955

    Fax: (919) 560-3451

    Hours of Operation:

    • 6th through 8th grades: 7:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

    Enrollment : 860

    The magnet program at Neal provides opportunities for all students to experience highly engaging coursework in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Features of the magnet program include:

    • Multiple coursework opportunities in STEM focus areas such as Project Lead the Way elective courses:  Flight and Space, Magic of Electrons, Energy and the Environment, Design and Modeling, and Robotics.
    • Incorporation of the Engineering Design Process as a common problem-solving strategy in all subject areas.
    • Partnerships with corporate and community experts in the fields of science, math, technology and engineering including;  Lenovo, Cisco, Duke University, NC A&T, Kramden Institute, Capital Broadcasting, Keep Durham Beautiful, NC Society of Hispanic Professionals, and NC New Schools Project.
    • Rigorous curriculum taught by a well-trained staff with a problem/project based approach to student assessment.
    • Partnering STEM program at Southern School of Energy and Sustainability for interested students to continue their pursuit of 21st century skills and career preparation during their high school years.