Lakewood Elementary


Durham Public Schools

Durham Public Schools

Durham Public Schools: Title 1 Information (Federally funded programs)

DPS Nutrition Services (Menu schedules and info on school meals)

Durham Association of Educators (DAE) (District affiliate of NCAE with strong advocates)

Defend Durham Schools (Helping us prevent a forced private charter company takeover)

North Carolina Public Schools

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

NC Association of Educators (State affiliate of National Education Association)

Local Educational Resources

NC Central Brite Futures (Classroom Biotech Demos)

El Centro Hispano Education Program

Nasher Museum Education Program (Free Guided Tours and Class Visits)

Fire Station 5 Event Request Form (Free Tours 1/2 mile from school)

Duke Gardens Programs (Guided Tours, Discovery Garden)

DPS Hub Farm (Nature Learning, Working Farm)

African American Dance Ensemble (Dance performances with wonderful audience participation)

Community Organizations

Duke Durham and Regional Affairs (DARA) (Strong supporters of Lakewood)

Duke University Retiree Outreach (DURO) (Wonderful volunteers who created and maintain the school garden among other things)

Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services (Help connect the school with its neighborhoods and sponsor grants)

Tuscaloosa-Lakewood Neighborhood Association (TLNA) (Well organized and interested neighbors)

Business Partners

Cocoa Cinnamon - Lakewood (Wonderful Coffee, Chocolate and Churros)

Education Theory & Grants

Nature Learning Initiative (Design of Natural Play Spaces at NC State)

NC Environmental Education (Lots of Nature-based resources and grants)


Lowe's Home Improvement Toolbox for Education (Build Things on School Grounds)

Durham Neighborhood Matching Grants (Improve the Neighborhood and Bring People Together)

School Rating Websites

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Durham Resources

Event Listings

Marketing Assets

Helpful Documents