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The track and athletic field at Durango High School are worn beyond repair, and the decision to replace it has opened an opportunity to create something of far greater benefit to the community: a multi-purpose sports facility. The renovation planned for the Durango High School stadium will:

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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 DW2. The bus will be delayed in dropping off students this afternoon, Wednesday, November 4, 2015, due to a minor accident. Please be assured that no students were hurt and the bus is back on route. You can expect a 10 minute delay. If you have any questions or concerns about this delay, please contact the Transportation Department at (970) 247-5335. Thank you.

Durango School District 9-R is joining Mountain Middle School, Animas High School, and Fort Lewis College to host a special screening of "Most Likely to Succeed." In addition to the screening, there will be a panel discussion featuring education leaders from our community.

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Venga y únese con las cinco comunidades para oir a Hispanohablantes de sus "Cuentos, Luchas y Éxitos" creciendo en estas partes de los EEUU. Recibirá información sobre los servicios que cada comunidad ofrece para las familias Hispanohablantes, como crecer el orgulo de su cultura, como ingresar a los studios universitarios y fondos que hay disponible para la educación de sus hijos y mucho más!!
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DHS sophomore Abby Scott will be giving a voice to the youth of Durango as she joins the Colorado Youth Advisory Council (COYAC) this fall. Abby was recently nominated to COYAC, a program that gives student leaders from around the state the opportunity to have a voice in the policymaking process and offer recommendations to the Colorado State Legislature. 

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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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