Duke Memorial Weekday School

Established as a nursery school in 1950, Duke Memorial Weekday School enrolls children, ages 2 to 5, and is staffed by a paid faculty.

Our emphasis is on building self-confidence and establishing an atmosphere of love, support, and security. Admission is open to all children, regardless of race, gender, or religious affiliation. Please call us at 919- 688-5130 if you have questions or would like to schedule a tour. We are a play-based preschool. Our curriculum reinforces hands-on activities that are developmentally geared and ind

Operating as usual

Photos from Duke Memorial Weekday School's post 04/13/2024

Get to the carnival and silent auction so you can get your raffle tickets in for these baskets and bid on some great items at the silent auction! Raffle ends at 12:20 and Auction ends right after that.

Photos from Duke Memorial Weekday School's post 04/12/2024

Looking for a new rug? Don't miss your chance to bid on these two at the silent auction on Saturday.

Photos from Duke Memorial Weekday School's post 04/10/2024

Silent Auction Sneak Peak, I also heard there will be an opportunity to sign up for slots for a parent's night out hosted by some of our lovely teachers on April 26th. Don't miss out, be at the carnival/silent auction on Saturday 10-1!


Don't miss our annual Silent Auction and Carnival on April 13th!


Don't cook dinner tonight, join your DMWS community at Chipotle.


Tomorrow, Friday February 16th is the last day to send in canned food for our food drive to support Urban Ministries. Let's see if we can make our food train go all the way down the hall!


Dr. Jamie came and talked to the three year old, pre-K, and Kindergarten students about good dental health today. Thank you Dr. Jamie and Durham Pediatric Dentistry!!


We serve children ages 2- Kindergarten.


Parents Council did it again! You sure helped us warm up today with an awesome hot cocoa bar! We appreciate all the ways you love on the teachers and staff.❤️

Photos from Duke Memorial Weekday School's post 01/11/2024

Some of us are certainly hoping for snow, can you tell?

Photos from Duke Memorial Weekday School's post 12/20/2023

We hope you all have a wonderful break! Happy Holidays! See you January 3rd.

Photos from Duke Memorial Weekday School's post 12/12/2023

Two year old art is so much fun!


Don't forget about our cookie kit fundraiser! Big thanks to Ya'll Need Cookies for partnering with us again this year.


Today we welcomed Occupational Therapy students from Duke. They will be sharing their knowledge with us this week as they gain hands on experience in a school setting.


Let the holiday fun begin!

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We serve children ages 2- Kindergarten.
We were treated to some classic children's songs by 2 Riverside orchestra students this morning.  One is a former Duke M...
Students get to try out instruments in music, like the ukulele and learn about different cultures.
Row, row, your boat witht the gathering drum
Twos and the Gathering Drum





504 W Chapel Hill St
Durham, NC

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 12pm
Tuesday 9am - 12pm
Wednesday 9am - 12pm
Thursday 9am - 12pm
Friday 9am - 12pm
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