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Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 8:09am

The Durango Education Foundation invites you to a candidates’ forum focusing on education, with CO State Representative Mike McLachlan and candidate and former state representative, J. Paul Brown. The event details: Tuesday, October 14 from 6-8 p.m. at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Extension Building, Durango. There is no admission charge. The candidates will answer questions on the tough and complicated education issues facing Colorado schools today. Read more here.

Pre-school and Kindergarten Registration

If your child will be attending pre-school next year, and you were unable to register your child at the Spring Registration, please contact Libby Culver at 247-5411, ext. 1444. If your child will be attending kindergarten next year, and you were unable to register your child at the Spring Registration, please go to your child's school office and pickup a registration packet.

District at a Glance

  • Students: approx 4,600
  • 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.

Sponsors and Partners

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