Miller Middle School

Miller Middle School serves 420 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% 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 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 420 students
Miller Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Miller Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Miller Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Miller Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
5%
1%
Miller Middle School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Miller Middle School Asian (1989-2011)
Hispanic
16%
32%
Miller Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Miller Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
75%
56%
Miller Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Miller Middle School Sch Ethnicity Miller Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.41 0.76
Miller Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
23%
34%
Miller Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Miller Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,559 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Durango No. 9-r School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 4,559 594
Durango   No. 9-r School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $7 MM
District Spending $49 MM $7 MM
Durango   No. 9-r School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,062 $11,613
Durango   No. 9-r School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,066 $12,022
Durango   No. 9-r School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Animas High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Needham Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Durango Needham Elementary School
    2425 West Third Ave
    Durango , CO , 81301
    (970)247-4791
    0.2  mi  |  405  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Durango Durango High School
    2390 Main Ave
    Durango , CO , 81301
    (970)259-1630
    0.3  mi  |  1269  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Durango Animas High School
    Charter School
    3206 Main Ave
    Durango , CO , 81320
    (303)866-6600
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  181  students  |  Gr.  9-11
  • Durango Riverview Elementary School
    2900 Mesa Ave
    Durango , CO , 81301
    (970)247-3862
    0.7  mi  |  577  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Durango Southwest Colorado E-school
    201 East 12th St
    Durango , CO , 81301
    (970)403-0946
    1.2  mi  |  51  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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Durango, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.42, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Durango is Durango Second Chance. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.