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DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT Durham, North Carolina SCHOOLS
Durham schools boast a total student population of 52,625 attending 80 schools in 23 public school districts and 39 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Durham public schools spend an average of $7,603 per student each year.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Durham public schools average a student teacher ratio of 13:1. Durham private schools average 6:1. Also, high schools in Durham average a student body population of 991, while Durham middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 486 and 434 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn\'t so long ago that a child\'s education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.