Regular assessments demonstrate that Durango students consistently outperform students statewide on standardized tests in reading, writing, math, and science.
Seven elementary schools teach children in kindergarten through fifth grade.
Six of the seven schools offer a pre-school program.
Three elementary schools are located within Durango city limits; the other four are located throughout western La Plata County.
There are two middle schools in Durango, sixth through eighth grade.
A comprehensive high school, also in Durango, grades 9-12.
Student-to-teacher ratio district wide is 13-to-1, including regular classroom teachers, aides, and specialists.
The average elementary class has 20 students.
|Durango School District 9-R- Public Schools|
|Durango School District 9-R||
201 E 12th St. Durango, CO 81301
|Bayfield School District|
|Bayfield School District||
24 Clover Drive
Bayfield, CO 81122
|Ignacio School District|
|Ignacio School District 11||
315 Ignacio St.
Ignacio, CO 81137
|Fort Lewis College||1000 Rim Drive Durango, CO 81301 (877)FLC-COLO||www.fortlewis.edu|
Southwest Community College
701 Camino del Rio Durango
|Private & Charter schools in Durango|
1309 E 3rd Ave #6
|Grace Prepatory Academy K-12||
83 Davidson Creek Rd Durango
|St. Columba Catholic School K-5||
1801 E 2rd Ave Durango
|Columbine Christian School K-8||
1775 Florida Rd Durango
Colorado Timberline Academy
35554 Highway 550
Animas High School
3206 Main Avenue, Durango
Why we live and learn in Durango:Ranked 3rd on the list of America's Dreamtowns: Bizjournals.com. 2006
Voted Best Mountain Biking Town: Outside Magazine 2006
Named a Place to Live and Play: Adventure Magazine 2006
Ranked #1 Micropolitan Community: Colorado College Rocky Mountain Report