Escalante Middle School

Escalante Middle School serves 499 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Escalante Middle School operates within the Durango No. 9-r School District.

School Overview

The student population of 499 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 499 students
Escalante Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Escalante Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Escalante Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Escalante Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Escalante Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
8%
1%
Escalante Middle School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Escalante Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
19%
33%
Escalante Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
1%
5%
Escalante Middle School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
69%
55%
Escalante Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Escalante Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.38
Escalante Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
27%
35%
Escalante Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Escalante Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Durango No. 9-r School District's student population of 4,670 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,878 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,858 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Durango No. 9-r School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 4,670 555
Durango   No. 9-r School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $7 MM
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $46 MM $7 MM
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,878 $12,220
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,858 $11,937
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Robert Denier Youth Services Center (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert Denier Youth Services Center (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert Denier Youth Services Center (1.5 miles away)
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    3.5 miles
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