Discover durham academy

From its humble beginnings in 1933 with just eight students in a clubhouse, today’s Durham Academy spreads across three campuses with an enrollment of 1,228 students spanning pre-kindergarten through high school.

About DA

For more than 80 years, Durham Academy has helped our students become moral, happy and productive people. 

Learn about our values.

The DA Experience

Your family will join a tight-knit community that embraces the diversity of people, cultures and ideas. 

DA at a Glance

Durham Academy has earned academic accolades as one of the top independent schools in the country.

Learn what makes DA so outstanding.

Colleges and Universities

DA's three full-time college counselors are dedicated to helping students successfully navigate the journey to college.

Take a look at our graduates' college matriculation list and
view our 2018–2019 school profile.

DA Newsroom

What's daily life like at DA? In a word, amazing.

Visit our Newsroom to take a look at what's happening on our campuses.

Check out our Head of School's blog for more insight into the DA experience.


Our Enrollment Management team is available to answer your questions at any time.

Feel free to contact us at, call us at 919-493-5787, or visit our FAQs page. We look forward to meeting you!

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 educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs.

Admissions Staff

Victoria Muradi
Director of Enrollment Management
919-489-3400 (x2111)


Lori Reade
Associate Director of Enrollment Management
919-489-9118 (x4103)


Kemi Nonez
Associate Director of Enrollment Management
919-489-6569 (x6111)


Lali Pshyk
Assistant Director of Enrollment Management 
919-489-3400 (x2110) 


Christine Lee
Enrollment Management Administrative Assistant
919-489-3400 (x2101)


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An independent, coeducational day school, pre-kindergarten through grade 12.
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