About Northern

  • Principal: Address: Emmet Alexander 4622 N Roxboro Street, Durham, NC 27704
    Phone : 919-560-3956
    Fax: 919-479-3001
    School Day : 9:15 am - 4:15 pm
    Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Summer Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Thursday. Closed Fridays
    Enrollment : 
    about 1500

Vision & Mission

  • “To come to be you must have a vision of Being, a Dream, a Purpose, a Principle. You will become what your vision is.” -Peter Nivio Zarlenga

    Our Vision

    At Northern High School, home of the KNIGHTS, we are passionate, dedicated, and UKnighted in helping all students:

    • Acquire Knowledge
    • Make No Excuses
    • Possess Integrity
    • On-Time Graduate
    • Meet High Expectations
    • Be A Team Player
    • Achieve Success In All Areas.


    Our Mission

    The Northern High School Family is UKnighted in empowering its teachers, parents and students in providing a learning environment that develops 21st century learners who maximize their potential through rigor, collaboration, and celebration of diversity.

    We organize instruction around a four period day. We employ a wide variety of instructional strategies to address a variety of learning styles and needs. We are constantly striving to update our technological capabilities.