Park Elementary School

510 E. 6th Ave.
Durango, CO 81301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Park Elementary School serves 455 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Park Elementary School placed in the top 50% 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 42% (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 51% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Park Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Park Elementary School's student population of 455 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Park Elementary School is 0.59, 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
#547 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
9%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
58%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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 Park Elementary School is District 9-r Shared School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mountain Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Durango Mountain Middle School Charter School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 4-8 | 254 students
    0.4 miles
    108 West 31st Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970) 828-5600
    0.4 4-8 254
  • Durango District 9-r Shared School
    Grades: K-12 | 155 students
    0.6 miles
    201 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970) 247-5411
    0.6 K-12 155
  • Durango Durango Big Picture High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 88 students
    0.6 miles
    215 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970) 259-0203
    0.6 9-12 88
  • Durango The Juniper School Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 118 students
    0.6 miles
    201 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81302
    (970) 403-4262
    0.6 K-5 118
  • Durango Southwest Colorado E-school Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 61 students
    0.6 miles
    201 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970) 403-0946
    0.6 6-12 61

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