Josephine D. Clement Early College

1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707

You must apply online as well as submit the paper application to the school to be eligible for the lottery. 

Small high school located on the campus of North Carolina Central University for students in grades 9-12. Campus is located at North Carolina Central University.  Please note that only rising 9th grade applicants are accepted for this 4 year program.

Features of the magnet school include:

  • Opportunities for highly motivated students to complete their high school requirements as well as earn up to two years of college credit
  • Small learning environment offering rigorous, high-quality coursework with extensive support
  • Early College High School courses, including college-level courses taken at North Carolina Central University, offered at no charge to students
  • Flexibility in the school day as students attend classes on the college campus
  • Expectation of a high degree of individual responsibility

Lottery Priorities

The lottery is conducted based on applicants who meet all or most of the criteria listed below.


  • First Generation College Completer
  • English Language Learners
  • Economically Disadvantaged
  • Transcript Review


District wide