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55%
  • Sunnyside Elementary School
  • 75 Cr 218, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 165
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
52%
  • Animas Valley Elementary School
  • 373 Hermosa Meadows Road, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 288
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
50%
  • Southwest Colorado E-school
  • 201 East 12th Street, Durango
  • SAN JUAN BOCES
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 46
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
46%
  • Durango High School
  • 2390 Main Avenue, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,038
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
46%
  • Riverview Elementary School
  • 2900 Mesa Avenue, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 466
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
39%
  • Miller Middle School
  • 2608 Junction Street, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 429
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
39%
  • Park Elementary School
  • 510 E. 6th Ave., Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 475
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
37%
  • Needham Elementary School
  • 2425 West Third Avenue, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 438
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
35%
  • Escalante Middle School
  • 141 Baker Lane, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 504
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
35%
  • Animas High School
  • Po Box 4414, Durango
  • State Charter School Institute
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 312
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
30%
  • Florida Mesa Elementary School
  • 216 Highway 172, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 349
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
27%
  • Mountain Middle School
  • 108 West 31st Street, Durango
  • State Charter School Institute
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 176
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
17%
  • Durango Big Picture High School
  • 215 East 12th Street, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 82
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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  • Robert Denier Youth Services Center
  • 720 Turner Drive, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • District 9-r Shared School
  • 201 East 12th Street, Durango
  • Durango School District No. 9-R
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 182
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 182:1
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Durango school information

IndexDurangoColoradoNational
Average Test Scores39%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:117:116:1
Total public schools111,42679,221
Total private schools538424,874
Total post-secondary schools11387,963
The Durango, CO educational system consists of 11 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Durango public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 16% higher than than the Colorado average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Durango public schools is 13:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.0% have completed high school, 52.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Durango

IndexDurangoColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade94.2%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school94.0%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college82.4%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.2%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.8%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters20.5%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.4%1.6%1.3%

Durango, CO School Districts

Durango School District 9-R

There are a total of 11 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Durango. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Durango, CO schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Durango, CO, an average of 94.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.0% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Durango schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Durango, CO schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ignacio, CO86711%78%
Durango, CO17,81739%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cherry Hill, VA17,82275%51%
Godfrey, IL17,80930%38%
Gretna, LA17,83271%44%
Shafter, CA17,80119%61%
Newburyport, MA17,83777%57%
Durango, CO17,81739%21%
Source: The Durango, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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