Topics: N.C. School of Science and Mathematics

Location: Durham, N.C.

Type: public, residential high school where students study a specialized curriculum emphasizing science and mathematics

Year founded: 1980

Total enrollment (2014): 680

Sports nickname: Unicorns

Website: www.ncssm.edu

NCSSM expansion causes concern

Of the $2 billion allocated through the Connect NC Bond passed in March, $58 million was put aside to expand the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics — but the project has generated some disagreement.


Local students visit the NC School of Science and Math

Students involved in the Math Olympiad team at Rashkis Elementary School visited the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics last week. About 45 fourth and fifth grade students participated in the tour and information session. The purpose of the trip was to encourage the students’ interests in math and science.


Gerald Boarman to retire as chancellor of N.C. School of Science and Mathematics

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After leading the N.C. School of Science and Mathematics through 10 years of changes, Chancellor Gerald Boarman announced Monday that he will retire at the end of the year.

In a letter to faculty and students, Boarman said that he will leave the school July 31 in order to spend more time with his family.