La Plata County Public Schools

All
(20)
All
(20)
 
High
(5)
High
(5)
 
Middle
(8)
Middle
(8)
 
Elementary
(11)
Elementary
(11)
 
Pre-K
(8)
Pre-K
(8)
 
Charter
(1)
Charter
(1)
 
Private
(8)
There are 20 public schools in La Plata County, Colorado, serving 6,907 students.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado state average of 44%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

La Plata County Public Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • DurangoAnimas Valley Elementary School
    373 Hermosa Meadows Rd
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-0124
    Gr. PK-5 | 262 students                      
  • BayfieldBayfield Elementary School
    511 East Mustang Ln 24 Clover
    BayfieldCO 81122
    (970)884-9571
    Gr. PK-5 | 672 students                      
  • BayfieldBayfield High School
    800 Co Rd 501 24 Clover Dr
    BayfieldCO 81122
    (970)884-9521
    Gr. 9-12 | 404 students                      
  • BayfieldBayfield Middle School
    615 East Oak 24 Clover Dr
    BayfieldCO 81122
    (970)884-9592
    Gr. 6-8 | 326 students                      
  • DurangoDurango High School
    2390 Main Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)259-1630
    Gr. 9-12 | 1239 students                      
  • DurangoEscalante Middle School
    141 Baker Ln
    DurangoCO 81303
    (970)247-9491
    Gr. 6-8 | 495 students                      
  • DurangoFlorida Mesa Elementary School
    216 Hwy 172
    DurangoCO 81303
    (970)247-4250
    Gr. PK-5 | 319 students                      
  • HesperusFort Lewis Mesa Elementary School
    11274 Hwy 140
    HesperusCO 81326
    (970)588-3331
    Gr. PK-5 | 147 students                      
  • IgnacioIgnacio Elementary School
    115 Ute St
    IgnacioCO 81137
    (970)563-0675
    Gr. KG-3 | 207 students                      
  • IgnacioIgnacio High School
    315 Becker St
    IgnacioCO 81137
    (970)563-0515
    Gr. 9-12 | 212 students                      
  • IgnacioIgnacio Intermediate School
    85 County Rd 320
    IgnacioCO 81137
    (970)563-0650
    Gr. 4-6 | 170 students                      
  • IgnacioIgnacio Junior High School
    315 Ignacio St
    IgnacioCO 81137
    (970)563-0600
    Gr. 7-8 | 129 students                      
  • DurangoMiller Middle School
    2608 Junction St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-1418
    Gr. 6-8 | 420 students                      
  • DurangoMountain Middle School
    Charter School
    108 West 31st St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)828-5600
    Charter School

    Gr. 6-8 | 168 students                      
  • DurangoNeedham Elementary School
    2425 West Third Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-4791
    Gr. PK-5 | 438 students                      
  • DurangoPark Elementary School
    510 East 6th Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-3718
    Gr. PK-5 | 465 students                      
  • DurangoRiverview Elementary School
    2900 Mesa Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-3862
    Gr. PK-5 | 622 students                      
  • DurangoRobert Denier Youth Services Center
    Alternative School
    720 Turner Dr
    DurangoCO 81303
    (970)375-2781
    Alternative School

    Gr. 5-12 | 15 students                      
  • DurangoSouthwest Colorado E-school
    201 East 12th St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)403-0946
    Gr. 6-12 | 29 students                      
  • DurangoSunnyside Elementary School
    75 Cr 218
    DurangoCO 81303
    (970)259-5249
    Gr. PK-5 | 168 students                      
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.