Durango High School

2390 Main Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Durango High School serves 1,101 students in grades 9-12.
Durango High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Durango High School's student population of 1,101 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

Durango High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Durango High School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#474 out of 1768 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
74%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.60
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Graduation Rate
87%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurango School District No. 9-R School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Durango High School is Animas High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Miller Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Needham Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Durango Needham Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
    0.2 miles
    2425 West Third Avenue
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970) 247-4791
    0.2 PK-5 432
  • Durango Miller Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 455 students
    0.3 miles
    2608 Junction Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970) 247-1418
    0.3 6-8 455
  • Durango Riverview Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
    0.6 miles
    2900 Mesa Avenue
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970) 247-3862
    0.6 PK-5 481
  • Durango Animas High School Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 258 students
    0.8 miles
    271 Twin Buttes Ave
    Durango, CO 81302
    (970) 247-2474
    0.8 9-12 258
  • Durango Colorado Connections Academy @ Durango Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-11 | 537 students
    0.9 miles
    201 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970) 247-5411
    0.9 K-11 537

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