Escalante Middle School

Escalante Middle School serves 495 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the CO average of 16:1.
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 495 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 495 students
Escalante Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Escalante Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Escalante Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 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 16:1 16:1
Escalante Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
7%
1%
Escalante Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Escalante Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
19%
32%
Escalante Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
70%
56%
Escalante Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Escalante Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Escalante Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
26%
34%
Escalante Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Escalante Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

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
Durango   No. 9-r School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $7 MM
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $49 MM $7 MM
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,062 $11,613
Durango   No. 9-r School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,066 $12,022
Durango   No. 9-r School District 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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  • DurangoRobert Denier Youth Services Center
    Alternative School
    720 Turner Dr
    DurangoCO 81303
    (970)375-2781
    Alternative School

    1.5 mi | Gr. 5-12 | 15 students                      
  • DurangoPark Elementary School
    510 East 6th Ave
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-3718
    2.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 465 students                      
  • DurangoMountain Middle School
    Charter School
    108 West 31st St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)828-5600
    Charter School

    3.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 168 students                      
  • DurangoSouthwest Colorado E-school
    201 East 12th St
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)403-0946
    3.5 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 29 students                      
  • DurangoFlorida Mesa Elementary School
    216 Hwy 172
    DurangoCO 81303
    (970)247-4250
    3.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 319 students                      

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