Welcome to Strong Durham Schools!

Welcome to Strong Durham Schools! If you’re looking for honest, transparent, and genuine stories about Durham Public Schools, you’ve come to the right place. You may have heard stories and rumors about the Durham Public Schools. What you maybe haven’t heard is the good news about our county’s public schools.

Read further if you would like first person accounts from parents and teachers within the Durham Public Schools. Let these stories help you as you make the school choice decision for your family.

To read stories from parents, teachers, students, alumni, and staff affiliated with your neighborhood school, select your school from the list at the bottom of this page. If your school is not listed, it is because no one has yet submitted a story.

To read more about testing and what it does and does not tell us about our schools, read our ongoing series PsychoBabble. Developed by a testing professional, this series of articles is designed to clear up misconceptions, explain score reports, and answer your questions.

Do you have a story to tell about your school? Submit your story to Strong Durham Schools or email us.

Would you like to talk to a parent at a school you’re interested in? Email us at Strong.Durham.Schools@gmail.com.

Thanks for visiting!

Elizabeth Ely Tolman
Parent of a student at Rogers-Herr Middle School and another at Jordan High School