Park Elementary School

  • Park Elementary School serves 475 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • Park Elementary School operates within the Durango No. 9-r School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 475 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 475 students
Park Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Park Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
Park Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
9%
1%
Park Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Park Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
24%
33%
Park Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Park Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
63%
54%
Park Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Park Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Park Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Park Elementary 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.
0.54 0.39
Park Elementary 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.
33%
34%
Park Elementary 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.
4%
7%
Park Elementary 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

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