Escalante Middle School

Escalante Middle School serves 516 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Escalante Middle School operates within the Durango No. 9-r School District.

Overview

The student population of 516 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 516 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade Escalante Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 18:1 15:1
American Indian
6%
1%
Hispanic
20%
32%
White
70%
56%
All Ethnic Groups Escalante Middle School Sch Ethnicity Escalante 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.
0.47 0.39
Escalante Middle 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.
29%
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.
11%
7%
Escalante Middle 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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • 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                      
  • DurangoPark Elementary School
    510 East 6th Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-3718
    2.8 mi | 438 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DurangoMountain Middle School
    Charter School
    777 Main Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)335-8079
    Charter School

    3.2 mi | 168 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DurangoSouthwest Colorado E-school
    201 East 12th St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)403-0946
    3.5 mi | 51 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • DurangoFlorida Mesa Elementary School
    216 Hwy 172
    DurangoCO 81303
    (970)247-4250
    3.6 mi | 317 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.