Miller Middle School

Miller Middle School serves 420 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Miller Middle School operates within the Durango No. 9-r School District.

Overview

The student population of 420 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 420 students
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students 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 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
American Indian
5%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
16%
32%
White
76%
56%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.40 0.39
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.
22%
34%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,789 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,062 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,066 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has declined by 35% over four years.
School District Name Durango No. 9-r School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 4,789 561
District Total Revenue $54 MM $7 MM
District Spending $49 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,062 $11,613
District Spending / Student $10,066 $12,022
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Durango High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southwest Colorado E-school (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Needham Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DurangoNeedham Elementary School
    2425 West Third Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-4791
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 438 students                      
  • DurangoDurango High School
    2390 Main Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)259-1630
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1239 students                      
  • CahoneAnimas High School
    Charter School
    3206 Main Ave
    CahoneCO 81320
    (303)866-6600
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 237 students                      
  • DurangoRiverview Elementary School
    2900 Mesa Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-3862
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 622 students                      
  • DurangoSouthwest Colorado E-school
    201 East 12th St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)403-0946
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 29 students                      

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