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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 24 public schools in La Plata County, CO, serving 7,958 students.
  • La Plata County, CO public school have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Colorado public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in La Plata County have an average ranking in the top 50% of Colorado public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in La Plata County, CO are Riverview Elementary School, Southwest Colorado E-school and Durango Big Picture High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% 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.

Top La Plata County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Animas High School Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    271 Twin Buttes Ave
    Durango, CO 81302
    (970)247-2474

    Grades: 9-12 | 258 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
  • Bayfield Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    511 E Mustang Ln 24 Clover Dr
    Bayfield, CO 81122
    (970)884-9571

    Grades: PK-5 | 694 students
  • Bayfield High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    800 Co Rd 501 24 Clover Dr
    Bayfield, CO 81122
    (970)884-9521

    Grades: 9-12 | 381 students
  • Bayfield Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    615 E. Oak 24 Clover Dr
    Bayfield, CO 81122
    (970)884-9592

    Grades: 6-8 | 302 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
  • Ignacio Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    85 County Road 320
    Ignacio, CO 81137
    (970)563-0650

    Grades: K-5 | 333 students
  • Ignacio High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    315 Becker Street
    Ignacio, CO 81137
    (970)563-0515

    Grades: 9-12 | 259 students
  • Ignacio Middle School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    315 Ignacio Street
    Ignacio, CO 81137
    (970)563-0600

    Grades: 6-8 | 194 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
  • Mountain Middle School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    108 West 31st Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)828-5600

    Grades: 4-8 | 254 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
  • Southwest Colorado E-school Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    201 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)403-0946

    Grades: 6-12 | 61 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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