Durango School District No. 9-R School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public middle schools serving 3,455 students in Durango School District No. 9-R School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public middle schools in Colorado.
Public Middle Schools in Durango School District No. 9-R School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Colorado public middle school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Durango School District No. 9-R School District are Miller Middle School, Escalante Middle School and Colorado Connections Academy @ Durango. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public middle 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
5 Schools
665 Schools
# Students
3,455 Students
318,197 Students
# Teachers
152 Teachers
19,078 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Durango School District No. 9-R School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 182 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
0.53
0.61
# American Indian Students
86 Students
1,881 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
36 Students
11,077 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
790 Students
109,410 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
34%
# Black Students
107 Students
14,457 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
2,247 Students
165,578 Students
% White Students
65%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
876 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
184 Students
14,474 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
2,269
# Students in K Grade:
193
12,259
# Students in 1st Grade:
195
12,843
# Students in 2nd Grade:
210
12,902
# Students in 3rd Grade:
170
12,943
# Students in 4th Grade:
217
13,274
# Students in 5th Grade:
213
14,399
# Students in 6th Grade:
520
61,656
# Students in 7th Grade:
594
69,201
# Students in 8th Grade:
615
69,365
# Students in 9th Grade:
156
9,847
# Students in 10th Grade:
147
8,846
# Students in 11th Grade:
134
8,677
# Students in 12th Grade:
91
9,716
# 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 (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 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 Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: 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 School District
  • 201 EAST 12TH STREET, DURANGO, CO, 81301
  • (970) 247-5411
  • durangoschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,455 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 73% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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