Miller Middle School

  • Miller Middle School serves 429 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • Miller Middle School operates within the Durango No. 9-r School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 429 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 429 students
Miller Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Miller Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Miller Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Miller Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Miller Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
3%
1%
Miller Middle School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Miller Middle School Asian Students (1999-2011)
Hispanic
17%
33%
Miller Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Miller Middle School Black Students (1992-2012)
White
78%
54%
Miller Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Miller Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Miller Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Miller Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.37 0.60
Miller Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
34%
Miller Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Miller Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Durango No. 9-r School District's student population of 4,382 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,189 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,565 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Durango No. 9-r School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 4,382 575
Durango No. 9-r School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $8 MM
Durango No. 9-r School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $49 MM $8 MM
Durango No. 9-r School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,189 $14,042
Durango No. 9-r School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,565 $13,805
Durango No. 9-r School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DurangoNeedham Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
    0.2 miles
    2425 West Third Avenue
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-4791
    0.2PK-5438
  • DurangoDurango High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1038 students
    0.3 miles
    2390 Main Avenue
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)259-1630
    0.39-121038
  • DurangoAnimas High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 312 students
    0.6 miles
    Po Box 4414
    DurangoCO 81302
    (970)247-2474
    0.69-12312
  • DurangoRiverview Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 466 students
    0.7 miles
    2900 Mesa Avenue
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-3862
    0.7PK-5466
  • DurangoDurango Big Picture High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 82 students
    1.2 miles
    215 East 12th Street
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)259-0203
    1.29-1282

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
May 11, 2017
If your child has trouble planning, organizing, and executing tasks it could be a condition called executive functioning disorder. Keep reading to learn more.
May 11, 2017
Increasing birth rates among immigrant families from Asia and Central and South America, combined with lower birth rates among white families, means that for the first time in history, public school students in the United States are majority-minority. This shift in demographics poses difficulties for schools as they work to accommodate children of varying language abilities and socio-economic backgrounds.
May 11, 2017
Children are going to act out - that is a fact of life. But when does a minor behavioral problem turn into a major issue? Keep reading to learn more about behavior intervention plans and how they might be able to help your child curb problem behaviors in school and at home.