The district has two high schools, three middle schools and seven elementary schools. Here are the schools:
Other school: Partnership Academy Alternative School
Making the grade
To see how a school in the district has met state Adequate Yearly Progress and federal No Child Left Behind standards, visit N.C. Public Schools and enter "Orange County" in the quick search.
To get a "report card" of schools in the district, including student performance, safety records and teacher qualifications, visit N.C. report cards.
To see the 4-year graduation data for the cohort of students who entered high school in 2002-03 and graduated in four years or less (in 2005-06), click here.
There are several private schools in the area. The following schools were listed with the North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education for the 2006-07 school year.
Academy of World Changers, 7500 Schley Rd., on the old St. Mary's campus, Durham; contact Christine Jonsdotter (919) 451-2582, Grades K-12, religious
Artgarden Montessori School, 1603 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill; contact Carol Richard, (919) 942-9534, Kindergarten, independent
Carolina Friends School, 4809 Friends School Road, Durham; Mike Hanas, (919) 383-6602, Grades K-12