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A QUALITY EDUCATION CAN
TRANSFORM A CHILD’S LIFE

We’re committed to providing every student with the quality education needed to succeed later in life.

Enrollment Open – Apply Now!

A QUALITY EDUCATION CAN
TRANSFORM A CHILD’S LIFE

We’re committed to providing every student with the quality education needed to succeed later in life.

Enrollment Open – Apply Now!

OUR FOCUS IS MOVING FORWARD

Kestrel Heights School provides an environment where academics are emphasized, where children are encouraged to excel and perform at their maximum potential, and promotes creativity and excellence in accordance with the Paideia Principles.

 

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KHCS is a public K-8 charter school in Durham committed to providing students with a quality education in a nurturing environment. We believe that all children can succeed. We provide a diverse and welcoming environment where academics are emphasized, creativity is celebrated, and children are encouraged to excel.

Come Soar With Us!

Choosing the right school is an important decision. We strive to provide a welcoming and diverse community where your children can thrive. Our lottery-based enrollment process ensures an equal opportunity for all prospective students. We are now accepting applications for our 2018-19 new student lottery!

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Year-Round Calendar Discussion

During the last school board meeting, there was discussion of implementing a Year Round Calendar here at Kestrel Heights Charter School. The board is considering this as an option for the 2019-2020 school year.  A survey will be sent [...]

November 17th, 2017|
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Carpool Plan

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School Hours

Attention: With the consolidation of our elementary and middle schools, the 2017-2018 school hours have changed!

K-8th Grade:
8:00am – 3:00pm

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OUR STUDENTS SCORE HIGH

Kestrel Heights students routinely outperform state and county averages on end-of-grade tests in reading, math, and science. *Percentage of KHCS students with Level 4 or Level 5 test performance.

READING

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Compared to the NC avg. of 45.8% and the Durham avg. of 33.7%.

MATH

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Compared to the NC avg. of 47.0% and the Durham avg. of 33.7%.

SCIENCE

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Compared to the NC avg. of 63.0% and the Durham avg. of 49.4%.
I have always been impressed with the quality education [my children] have received. They are challenged daily to reach their full potential. The teachers and staff treat all children as individuals…
A. Yahn-Black, mother of 6th and 7th grade students