Durango School District No. 9-R School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 15 public schools in Durango School District No. 9-R School District, serving 5,222 students.
  • Public school in Durango School District No. 9-R School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Colorado public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
  • The top ranked public schools in Durango School District No. 9-R School District are Riverview Elementary School, Durango Big Picture High School and Sunnyside Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Colorado public school average of 17:1.

Overview

School District NameDurango School District No. 9-R School District
School District Websitehttp://www.durangoschools.org
School District Phone Number(970)247-5411
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CO)
# of Schools15 Schools1,896 Schools
# of Students5,222 Students908,488 Students
# of Teachers384 Teachers51,868 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1

District Comparison

  • Durango School District No. 9-R School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 177 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
33%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
42%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
78%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.470.60
# of American Indian Students228 Students6,435 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
1%
# of Asian Students43 Students28,793 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students1,016 Students306,084 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
34%
# of Black Students60 Students41,627 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# of White Students3,670 Students485,372 Students
% White Students
70%
53%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students2,282 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students201 Students37,883 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:17433,045
# of Students in Kindergarten:37163,374
# of Students in 1st Grade:39164,756
# of Students in 2nd Grade:44865,436
# of Students in 3rd Grade:41767,790
# of Students in 4th Grade:40869,622
# of Students in 5th Grade:45169,658
# of Students in 6th Grade:37469,199
# of Students in 7th Grade:36767,805
# of Students in 8th Grade:37367,766
# of Students in 9th Grade:46769,968
# of Students in 10th Grade:38367,058
# of Students in 11th Grade:34065,078
# of Students in 12th Grade:25867,933
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,161 in this school district is less than the state average of $13,298. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,092 is less than the state average of $12,808. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CO)
Total Revenue$56 MM$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$46 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and average spending for each school distric in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,161$13,298
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and average revenue per public school student in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,092$12,808
This chart display average spending per public school student in Durango School District No. 9-R  School District and average spending per public school student in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Durango School District No. 9-R School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Animas Valley Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    373 Hermosa Meadows Road
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)247-0124

    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
  • Colorado Connections Academy @ Durango Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    201 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)247-5411

    Grades: K-11 | 537 students
  • District 9-r Shared School
    201 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)247-5411

    Grades: K-12 | 155 students
  • Durango Big Picture High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    215 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)259-0203

    Grades: 9-12 | 88 students
  • Durango High School Math: 29% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2390 Main Avenue
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)259-1630

    Grades: 9-12 | 1101 students
  • Escalante Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    141 Baker Lane
    Durango, CO 81303
    (970)247-9491

    Grades: 6-8 | 475 students
  • Florida Mesa Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    216 Highway 172
    Durango, CO 81303
    (970)247-4250

    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
  • Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    11274 Highway 140
    Hesperus, CO 81326
    (970)588-3331

    Grades: PK-5 | 140 students
  • The Juniper School Charter School
    201 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81302
    (970)403-4262

    Grades: K-5 | 118 students
  • Miller Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2608 Junction Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)247-1418

    Grades: 6-8 | 455 students
  • Needham Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2425 West Third Avenue
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)247-4791

    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
  • Park Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    510 E. 6th Ave.
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)247-3718

    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
  • Riverview Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2900 Mesa Avenue
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)247-3862

    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
  • Robert Denier Youth Services Center Alternative School
    720 Turner Drive
    Durango, CO 81303
    (970)375-2781

    Grades: 5-12 | n/a students
  • Sunnyside Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    75 Cr 218
    Durango, CO 81303
    (970)259-5249

    Grades: PK-5 | 149 students
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