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Durango School District 9-R implemented a new School Meal Charge Regulation for the 2015-16 school year. In an effort to avoid school meal charges, the district notifies parents through the IC Campus Portal when student meal account balances are low, or when the student has a negative balance. 

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The following is a non-emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all parents and students on bus route SS1.

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Welcome back to all of our students and their families! Each school will be hosting an open house this fall where families can meet their student's teacher, tour the schools, and see some of the fantastic work students are doing.

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 The following is a non-emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all bus riders on bus routes FR1 and FR2.  Due to traffic delays in the area, buses are expected to be 15-30 minutes late in bringing student home today, Tuesday, August 25, 2015.  If you have any questions about this delay, please contact the transportation department at 970-247-5411.

I want to welcome you and your students back to school.  We are excited to begin what promises to be another great year for our students.  We are fortunate to have a great team of support staff, teachers, and administrators waiting to serve you and your children.  Our local fire department and police will be out in force today reminding all commuters of the start of the school year, and to be cautious of children in school zones.   

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District at a Glance

  • Students: approx 4,500
  • Teachers: 294
    • 12 Years Avg Experience
    • 61% with Master's Degree
  • Support Staff: 193
  • Schools:
    • 7 Elementary Schools
    • 2 Middle Schools
    • 2 High Schools
    • Area Served: 1,039 sq miles

Our Mission

The mission of Durango School District 9-R, an innovative educational system committed to excellence, is to ensure each student develops the skills and attributes for lifelong learning and has the ability to compete and contribute in the global community, by guaranteeing equitable educational opportunities in a safe and healthy environment.

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