Year-Round Schools

  • Easley Elementary (K-5)

    302 Lebanon Circle, Durham, NC 27712

    (919) 560-3913

    www.easley.dpsnc.net

    Bell Schedule:  7:45 – 2:15

    Calendar Magnet

    Year-Round Calendar

    Durham Public Schools offers families calendar as well as program options among its Magnet Schools. There are both Elementary and Secondary year-round schools.

    Features of the magnet school include:

    Operates on a year-round calendar with three-week breaks between each nine-week instructional period, and a five-week break during summer

    • Student camps may be available during the fall, winter and spring intersessions depending on the school

    Lottery Assignment Priorities

    Students domiciled in the Easley attendance zone have automatic enrollment to the school and do not need to apply through the lottery process. Only students domiciled in the region of eligibility (the attendance zones of most of Eno Valley and Hillandale Elementary Schools (please see map at http://gisweb2.durhamnc.gov/durhammaps/DPS/viewer/index.html) are eligible to submit a lottery application.

    Assignment priorities are Siblings Attending Easley, Siblings Applying to Easley within the General Applicant Pool, Siblings Attending Another Calendar Magnet School, Siblings Applying to Another Calendar Magnet School within the General Applicant Pool, General Applicant Pool, and Calendar Link for 5th Grade Easley applicants applying to The School for Creative Studies

    Transportation Services

    Transportation is provided to students that reside in the Easley region of eligibility (see map). This region consists of most of the Eno Valley and Hillandale Elementary attendance zones.

     


     Holt Elementary (K-5)

    4019 Holt School Road, Durham, NC 27704

    (919) 560-3928

    www.holt.dpsnc.net

    Bell Schedule:  7:45 – 2:15

    Calendar Magnet with Program Theme

    Language Academy -Spanish and Mandarin Chinese and Year-Round Calendar

    Holt Elementary is a year-round calendar and a program magnet school. The year-round calendar is ideal for sustained exposure for learning another language.

    Features of the magnet school include:

    • All students study an additional language (Spanish or Mandarin Chinese) beginning in Kindergarten with the opportunity to become conversational in that language by the end of grade 5
    • Global cultures integrated into core curriculum for greater understandings of the world and its people
    • Operates on a year-round calendar with three-week intersessions between each nine week instructional period, and a five week break during summer
    • Student camps may be available during the fall, winter and spring intersessions depending on the school

    Lottery Assignment Priorities

    Students domiciled in the attendance zone have automatic enrollment and do not need to apply through the application and lottery process.

    Students in the region of eligibility are those students domiciled in the attendance zones of Eastway, Glenn, Little River, Mangum, Merrick–Moore, Oak Grove and Spring Valley. Lottery assignments are made in the following order: Sibling Attending Holt Elementary, Siblings Attending Another Calendar Magnet School, General App Pool with in the Region of Eligibility, General Pool Outside the Region of Eligibility,   Program Link priority for Holt 5th grade applicants applying to Shepard IB Magnet Middle or Calendar Link priority for 5th grade applicants applying from Holt to The School for Creative Studies.

    Transportation Services

    Transportation is provided to students residing in the Holt Elementary region of eligibility (please see map at http://gisweb2.durhamnc.gov/durhammaps/DPS/viewer/index.html . This region includes students residing the attendance zones of Eastway, Glenn, Little River, Mangum, Merrick–Moore, Oak Grove and Spring Valley Elementary Schools.

     


    Pearsontown Elementary (K-5)

    4915 Barbee Road, Durham NC 27713

    (919) 560-3964

    www.pearsontown.dpsnc.net

    Bell Schedule:  9:15 – 3:45

    Calendar Magnet

    Year-Round Calendar

    Durham Public Schools offers families calendar as well as program options among its Magnet Schools. There are both Elementary and Secondary year-round schools.

    Features of the magnet school include:

    • Operates on a year-round calendar with three-week breaks between each nine week instructional period, and a five week break during summer
    • Student camps may be available during the fall, winter and spring intersessions depending on the school

    Lottery Assignment Priorities

    Only students domiciled in the Pearsontown Elementary region of eligibility are eligible to submit a lottery application. This region consist students domiciled in the attendance zones of Bethesda, Creekside, Fayetteville Street, Forest View, Hope Valley, Lakewood, Parkwood, W. G. Pearson, E. K. Powe, Y.E. Smith, Southwest and C.C. Spaulding (please see map at http://gisweb2.durhamnc.gov/durhammaps/DPS/viewer/index.html).

    Assignment priorities are Sibling Attending Pearsontown, Sibling Attending Another Calendar Magnet School, General Applicant Pool, and a Calendar Link priority for 5th grade applicants applying from Pearsontown to Rogers-Herr Middle

    Transportation Services

    Transportation is provided for students domiciled in the Bethesda, Creekside, Fayetteville Street, Forest View, Hope Valley, Lakewood, Parkwood, W.G. Pearson, E.K. Powe, Y.E. Smith, Southwest and C.C. Spaulding Elementary attendance zones.

     


    Rogers-Herr Middle (6-8)

    911 W. Cornwallis Road, Durham, NC 27707

    Call today to schedule a magnet school tour (919) 560-3970, ext. 70235

    www.rogersherr.dpsnc.net

    Bell Schedule:  7:30 – 2:20

    Calendar Magnet

    Year-Round Calendar

    Durham Public Schools offers families calendar as well as program options among its Magnet Schools. There are both Elementary and Secondary year-round schools.

    Features of the magnet school include:

    • Operates on a year-round calendar with three-week breaks between each nine week instructional period, and a five week break during summer
    • Student camps may be available during the fall, winter and spring intersessions depending on the school

    Lottery Assignment Priorities and Region

    Only students residing in the Rogers-Herr Middle region are eligible to apply. This region consists students residing in the attendance zones of  Bethesda, Creekside, Fayetteville Street, Forest View, Hope Valley, Lakewood, Parkwood, W. G. Pearson, E. K. Powe, Y.E. Smith, Southwest and C.C. Spaulding.  The assignment priorities are Sibling Attending Rogers-Herr, Sibling Attending another Calendar Magnet School, Calendar Link for 5th-grade applicants applying from Pearsontown to Rogers-Herr Middle and General Applicant Pool

    Transportation Services

    Regional transportation for students who reside within the attendance zones of Bethesda, Creekside, Fayetteville Street, Forest View, Hope Valley, Lakewood, Parkwood, W. G. Pearson, E. K. Powe, Y.E. Smith, Southwest, and C.C. Spaulding Elementary Schools

     


     The School for Creative Studies (6-12)

    5001 Red Mill Road, Durham NC 27704

    (919) 560-3535

    www.scs.dpsnc.net

    Bell Schedule:  9:00 – 4:00

    Calendar Magnet with Program Theme

    Creative Studies Program Magnet and Year-round Calendar

    The School for Creative Studies is a small school established for grades 6-12 that operates on a year-round calendar. The school and classroom environments are collaborative in nature and designed to prepare students for a thriving creative economy.

    Features of the magnet school include:

    • Innovative classroom instruction that encourages the development of creativity and collaborative problem-solving skills
    • Program of study features a variety of options for students to customize their creative education. Coursework selections may include media and broadcasting, filmmaking, documentary studies, writing and journalism, graphic design and marketing, digital music and audio production and other creative areas for which there is demand in the job market
    • Regular student interaction with creative and design experts from the community incorporated into the instructional program through opportunities including field visits, internships, classroom presentations, and artists-in-resident programs

    Lottery Assignment Priorities

    Application eligibility is district-wide. Assignment priorities are Sibling Attending The School for Creative Studies, Siblings Attending another Calendar Magnet School, Calendar Link for 5th-grade applicants applying from Holt and Easley Elementary Schools and General Applicant Pool

    Transportation Services

    District-wide express stops are provided in the morning (group stops at select DPS schools and Staff Development Center), and neighborhood bus stops in the afternoon.

Year-Round School (Espanol)

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