Applying to DA

Thank you for considering Durham Academy for your child's future! Our goal is to enroll academically qualified students with diverse backgrounds and talents who will make a positive contribution to the life of the school. 

Thank you for your interest in Durham Academy. Our application portal is currently closed for all grades. Our online application for the 2023–2024 school year will be available on Oct. 10.


Request Info

If you're just getting started, complete our online Admission Inquiry Form to be added to our mailing list and receive additional information. 

Inquire


Explore

We invite you to get to learn more about Durham Academy by checking out our online tour, attending an in-person Information Session, and signing up for a Student Shadow Day.

Register for a Small Group Tour

Join Us for for an Information Session

Attend a Student Shadow Day


Apply

When you're ready to apply, our Veracross portal will walk you through the admission application process. Our application for the 2023–2024 school year will open on Oct. 10, 2022.

Please contact us at admissions@da.org or at 919-493-5787 for details.

Admissions Policy

Durham Academy seeks to enroll students whose abilities, interests and personal qualities offer promise of success in the school's curriculum. 

Applicants are required to take an admissions test and to submit grade reports, recommendations and other supporting evidence of their academic and personal strengths. In addition to the above criteria, the school gives consideration to applicants who are: siblings of present students; children of alumni, faculty or staff; and students who will expand under-represented populations in our school.

Durham Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Durham Academy does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its education policies, financial aid programs, athletics or other school-administered programs.

Let's Talk!

For more information or assistance at any stage of the application process, please contact the Office of Enrollment Management via email or at 919-493-5787. We look forward to getting to know your family!

Important Dates & Deadlines

Application Portal Opens (all grades)

  • Monday, Oct. 10, 2022

Admission & Financial Aid Application Deadline (all grades)

  • Friday, Dec. 9, 2022

Admission & Financial Aid Notification Dates

  • Pre-K and Kindergarten: Friday, Feb. 17, 2023
  • Grades 1 through 12: Friday, March 3, 2023