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Best High Schools in the Durham, NC Area

Best High Schools in Durham, NC Area Best High Schools in Durham, NC Area

Carolina School Hub provides school rankings and test data on the best high schools in Durham, NC and its suburbs. See student growth information, assessment data and independent ratings on 26 high schools in the Durham area including Woods Charter School, East Chapel Hill High School, and Chapel Hill High School. Here you'll find information on high schools in Durham and some of its key suburbs including Durham NC, Chapel Hill NC, and Hillsborough NC.

The list below is not meant be used as a definitive guide to which area high school would be best for any individual student. For schools that are close to one another in rankings, differences in available data are in most cases very small.

On this site, you'll find SAT data and/or other assessment information for the best high schools in Durham and its suburbs - as well as in other major metro areas in the Carolinas. Use Carolina School Hub as your starting point for researching public high schools in North Carolina and South Carolina. Here you'll also find rankings of the best elementary schools in Durham and the best middle schools in Durham and its suburbs.



Ranking of Durham Area's Best High Schools


Rankings for the best high schools in the Durham area were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

You can click on a specific school name above for more information on test scores, student data and more.

High Schools in Durham NC Area - Click any of the pushpins below to see more details on each school


High Schools on this page were drawn from the following counties:

Deciding on a High School

Deciding which Durham area high school is best for your child requires consideration of a number of factors. Most area high schools offer a well-rounded curriculum, without an area of true specialization. Others may be more specialized in terms of their curriculum.

In addition, some high schools in Durham and its North Carolina suburbs offer a wide range of sports and other extracurricular activities, while others offer a more limited set of opportunities. One size does not fit all when it comes to choosing a high school in the Durham area.