Durham School of the Arts (Gr. 6-12)

400 North Duke Street
Durham, NC 27701

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 and 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, Strings, Piano, Guitar, Dance
    • Theatre (Acting & Technical Theatre)
    • Visual Arts (Drawing, Painting, Clay, Sculpture & Photography)
    • Creative Writing (Writing Thru Literature, Newspaper & Yearbook)
    • Digital Arts (Game Art Design) and Digital Media

Lottery Priorities

No lottery priorities


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