Durango Big Picture High School

  • Durango Big Picture High School serves 91 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Durango Big Picture High School's student population of 91 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students91 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Durango Big Picture High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Durango Big Picture High School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#354 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
20%
34%
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White
69%
53%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Durango Big Picture High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.480.40
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Graduation Rate50-59%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurango No. 9-R School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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