Park Elementary School

Park Elementary School serves 488 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Park Elementary School operates within the Durango No. 9-r School District.

School Overview

The student population of 488 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 488 students
Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Park Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 15:1 18:1
Park Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
5%
1%
Park Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Park Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
25%
33%
Park Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
64%
55%
Park Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Park Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Park Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 0.38
Park Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
33%
35%
Park Elementary 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.
4%
7%
Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,670 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,878 is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district 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 (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $7 MM
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $46 MM $7 MM
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,878 $12,220
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,858 $11,937
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Durango Big Picture High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mountain Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southwest Colorado E-school (0.6 miles away)
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  • DurangoMountain Middle School
    Charter School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 164 students108 West 31st St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)828-5600
    0.46-8164
  • DurangoDurango Big Picture High School
    Alternative School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 81 students215 East 12th St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)259-0203
    0.69-1281
  • DurangoSouthwest Colorado E-school
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 48 students201 East 12th St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)403-0946
    0.66-1248
  • DurangoDurango High School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1110 students2390 Main Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)259-1630
    1.59-121110
  • DurangoRobert Denier Youth Services Center
    Alternative School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 5-12 | 11 students720 Turner Dr
    DurangoCO 81303
    (970)375-2781
    1.55-1211

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