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 We think Inside Durango TV (IDTV) did an amazing job capturing the purpose and features of SchoolVault. Check out the video today to learn more about this cutting-edge program that is supporting student learning and teacher goals.

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The following is a non-emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all students, families and staff.  Crews have been working hard to clear access to schools today, allowing school schedules to resume tomorrow, Wednesday, January 14, 2015.

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All school-related activities are canceled for the day, including the Board of Education work session that was scheduled for this evening.  We will post a notice of the rescheduled date and time for the work session as soon as it is available. 

The following is an emergency message from Durango School District 9-R to all parents, students, and staff.  Due to severe weather conditions, all schools are canceled today, Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Please watch for additional updates regarding school closures or delays through our emergency notification system, listen to local radio and TV stations, visit our website at or call our information line at (970) 375-3811. We will continue to keep families updated on the school closure or impact on tomorrow’s school schedule through our emergency notification system.

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The following is a non-emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all families, students and staff. In anticipation of inclement weather tonight, we wanted to take a moment to remind families of our emergency communications procedures should there be a school closure or delay due to weather.

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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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