Escalante Middle School

Tel: (970)247-9491
Grades: 6-8

516 students

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

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 less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has increased by 11% over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
15:1
American Indian
6%
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
20%
32%
Black
n/a
5%
White
70%
56%
Unknown
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.47
0.58
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,559 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Durango No. 9-r School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
n/a
Number of Students Managed 4,559
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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