Durango School District No. 9-R School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 6,931 students in Durango School District No. 9-R School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in Durango School District No. 9-R School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Durango School District No. 9-R School District are Durango High School, Animas Valley Elementary School and Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Durango School District No. 9-R School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Durango School District No. 9-R School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Durango School District No. 9-R School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
15 Schools
1,918 Schools
# Students
6,931 Students
881,937 Students
# Teachers
381 Teachers
53,045 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Durango School District No. 9-R School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 185 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#54 out of 186 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Durango School District No. 9-R  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
73%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.50
0.61
# American Indian Students
290 Students
5,836 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
1%
# Asian Students
63 Students
28,404 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,471 Students
301,375 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
34%
# Black Students
125 Students
40,310 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
4,658 Students
462,435 Students
% White Students
67%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
2,451 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
314 Students
40,787 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
145
26,250
# Students in K Grade:
530
58,131
# Students in 1st Grade:
542
61,684
# Students in 2nd Grade:
520
61,401
# Students in 3rd Grade:
471
62,293
# Students in 4th Grade:
526
63,472
# Students in 5th Grade:
575
64,703
# Students in 6th Grade:
520
67,370
# Students in 7th Grade:
594
69,201
# Students in 8th Grade:
615
69,365
# Students in 9th Grade:
522
70,949
# Students in 10th Grade:
495
68,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
435
67,226
# Students in 12th Grade:
441
71,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,771 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,134. The school district revenue/student has declined by 24% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,188 is less than the state median of $13,247. The school district spending/student has declined by 24% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$68 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$64 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,771
$14,134
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,188
$13,247
This chart display average spending per public school student in Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Durango School District No. 9-R School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Durango High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2390 Main Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 259-1630
Grades: 9-12
| 1,292 students
Rank: #22.
Animas Valley Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
373 Hermosa Meadows Road
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 247-0124
Grades: PK-5
| 217 students
Rank: #33.
Park Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
510 E. 6th Ave.
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 247-3718
Grades: PK-5
| 425 students
Rank: #44.
Riverview Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2900 Mesa Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 247-3862
Grades: PK-5
| 420 students
Rank: #55.
Miller Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2608 Junction Street
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 247-1418
Grades: 6-8
| 469 students
Rank: #66.
Escalante Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
141 Baker Lane
Durango, CO 81303
(970) 247-9491
Grades: 6-8
| 503 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Florida Mesa Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
216 Highway 172
Durango, CO 81303
(970) 247-4250
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Needham Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2425 West Third Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 247-4791
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #99.
Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11274 Highway 140
Hesperus, CO 81326
(970) 588-3331
Grades: PK-5
| 106 students
Rank: #1010.
Colorado Connections Academy @ Durango
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Tech Center Drive
Englewood, CO 80112
(970) 247-5411
Grades: K-12
| 2,340 students
Rank: #1111.
The Juniper School
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
201 East 12th Street
Durango, CO 81302
(970) 403-4262
Grades: K-5
| 137 students
Rank: #1212.
Sunnyside Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
75 Cr 218
Durango, CO 81303
(970) 259-5249
Grades: PK-5
| 136 students
Rank: #1313.
Durango Big Picture High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
215 East 12th Street
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 259-0203
Grades: 9-12
| 73 students
Rank: n/an/a
201 East 12th Street
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 247-5411
Grades: K-12
| 143 students
Rank: n/an/a
Robert Denier Youth Services Center
Alternative School
720 Turner Drive
Durango, CO 81303
(970) 375-2781
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Durango School District No. 9-r
  • 201 EAST 12TH STREET, DURANGO, CO, 81301
  • (970) 247-5411
  • durangoschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 6,931 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 73% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50

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