Visit Durham Academy

The best way to get to get to know Durham Academy is by experiencing our school with your own eyes! Come see what we're all about at one of our upcoming weekly tours, where you'll have the opportunity to view campus facilities, observe classes in progress and have questions answered by Enrollment Management staff. These small group tours are intended for parents/guardians.
 

Weekly Tours

Preschool & Lower School: Pre-K to Grade 4

All Preschool & Lower School tours are held at 3501 Ridge Road. Tours begin promptly at 9 a.m.

  • Monday, May 13, 9 a.m.

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Middle School: Grades 5 to 8

All Middle School tours are at 3116 Academy Road. Tours begin promptly at 9 a.m.

  • Thursday, May 16, 9 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 23, 9 a.m.
     

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Upper School: Grades 9 to 12

Upper School tours have concluded for the 2018–2019 school year. For information on options for visiting campus, please call 919-493-5787 or email us.

Can't make it for any of these dates? We can arrange individualized tours for families unable to attend our scheduled group tours; please call 919-493-5787 or email us to set up your visit.
 

Where to Find Us

Office of Enrollment Management, Preschool & Lower School

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Directions

From Interstate 40:

  • Exit at U.S. 15-501 (exit 270) and head north for 1.4 miles.
  • Turn left at the traffic light onto Garrett Road.
  • At the stop sign, turn right onto Pickett Road.
  • At the next light, turn left onto Ridge Road.
  • Turn right into the SECOND Durham Academy entrance on Ridge Road.
  • Visitor parking is on the right; park in any available space.


From Interstate 85 or the Durham Freeway (N.C. 147):

  • Exit at U.S. 15-501 and go south.
  • Take the Cornwallis Road exit (exit 106) and turn right onto Cornwallis Road.
  • Go 0.7 mile, and turn left onto Ridge Road. 
  • Go 1 mile.  
  • Turn left into the SECOND Durham Academy entrance.  
  • Visitor parking is on the right; park in any available space.  

Middle School

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Directions

From Interstate 40:

  • Exit at U.S. 15-501 (exit 270) and head north for 1.8 miles, following signs for U.S. 15-501 Business North.
  • Turn onto the N.C. 751 ramp.
  • Turn right onto N.C. 751/Academy Road.
  • Go 0.1 mile, and turn right into the Durham Academy entrance. 
  • Visitor parking is on the left, close to the end of the drive near the main office.


From Interstate 85 or the Durham Freeway (N.C. 147): 

  • Exit at U.S. 15-501 and go south.
  • Take the Cornwallis Road exit (exit 106) and turn left onto Cornwallis Road.
  • Go 1 mile, and turn right onto Academy Road.
  • Go 0.6 mile, and turn right into the Durham Academy entrance. 
  • Visitor parking is on the left, close to the end of the drive near the main office.

Upper School

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Directions

From Interstate 40:

  • Exit at U.S. 15-501 (exit 270) and head north for 1.4 miles.
  • Turn left at the traffic light onto Garrett Road.
  • At the stop sign, turn right onto Pickett Road.
  • At the next light, turn left onto Ridge Road.
  • Turn right into the SECOND Durham Academy entrance on Ridge Road.
  • Visitor parking is on the right; park in any available space.


From Interstate 85 or the Durham Freeway (N.C. 147):

  • Exit at U.S. 15-501 and go south.
  • Take the Cornwallis Road exit (exit 106) and turn right onto Cornwallis Road.
  • Go 0.7 mile, and turn left onto Ridge Road. 
  • Go 1 mile.  
  • Turn left into the SECOND Durham Academy entrance.  
  • Visitor parking is on the right; park in any available space.