Park Elementary School

Park Elementary School serves 438 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Park Elementary School operates within the Durango No. 9-r School District.

Overview

The student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 438 students
Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Park Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Park Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 14:1 15:1
American Indian
8%
1%
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
21%
32%
Black
1%
5%
White
65%
56%
All Ethnic Groups Park Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Park Elementary 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.
0.53 0.39
Park Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
30%
34%
Park Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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%
Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,758 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Durango No. 9-r School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 4,758 594
District Total Revenue $54 MM $7 MM
Durango   No. 9-r School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southwest Colorado E-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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DurangoMountain Middle School
    Charter School
    777 Main Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)335-8079
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 168 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DurangoSouthwest Colorado E-school
    201 East 12th St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)403-0946
    0.6 mi | 51 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • DurangoRobert Denier Youth Services Center
    Alternative School
    720 Turner Dr
    DurangoCO 81303
    (970)375-2781
    Alternative School

    1.5 mi | 22 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • DurangoDurango High School
    2390 Main Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)259-1630
    1.5 mi | 1269 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DurangoNeedham Elementary School
    2425 West Third Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-4791
    1.6 mi | 405 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.38, 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.