Durham Nativity School’s mission isn’t just a statement. DNS empowers every student to reach his full potential through intentional and effective methods.

DNS provides a quality education tuition free to boys from low income families, regardless of race, ethnicity, or religion.

In addition to providing a rigorous academic curriculum and opportunities for participation in arts, sports, and community service, Durham provides counseling to students and focuses on building character in every child through service learning. DNS delivers an integrated and supported service 3-year service learning curricula, emphasizing community involvement, supported across academic disciplines, and an awareness of current social justice issues.

DNS students are young leaders who are able to initiate and plan community projects.