Average Teacher Salary in Durango School District No. 9-r

The average teacher salary in Durango School District No. 9-r is $40,876.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $31,110 $21,620 $23,350 $26,920 $37,210 $46,840
Kindergarten $42,220 $31,460 $35,530 $41,890 $48,290 $54,820
Elementary $43,200 $31,550 $36,070 $42,810 $50,240 $57,830
Middle school $43,540 $32,350 $36,270 $42,990 $50,350 $57,460
High school $44,310 $32,720 $36,770 $43,360 $51,300 $59,110

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General Facts

  • Staff: 619
  • Full time teachers: 328
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 59
  • Instructional Coordinators: 5
  • Elementary Teachers: 152
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 24
  • Pre-K Teachers: 7
  • High School Teachers: 145
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,839

Financial Statistics for Durango School District No. 9-r

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $37,686,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $14,319,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,798,000
  • Total revenue: $53,803,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $23,368,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $24,795,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $5,791,000
  • Expenditures per student: $265,000
  • Total expenditures: $48,205,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $13,021,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,853,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $482,000

Information on Schools within Durango School District No. 9-r

Elementary Schools within the Durango School District No. 9-r

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Animas Valley Elementary School
373 Hermosa Meadows Rd
Durango, CO 81301
970-247-0124
  • Total: 280
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 41
15 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Florida Mesa Elementary School
216 Hwy 172
Durango, CO 81301
970-247-4250
  • Total: 346
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 54
13 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School
11274 Hwy 140
Hesperus, CO 81326
970-588-3331
  • Total: 173
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 23
15 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Needham Elementary School
2425 West Third Ave
Durango, CO 81301
970-247-4791
  • Total: 484
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 77
15 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Park Elementary School
623 East 5th St
Durango, CO 81301
970-247-3718
  • Total: 442
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 66
15 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Riverview Elementary School
2900 Mesa Ave
Durango, CO 81301
970-247-3862
  • Total: 411
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 63
15 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sunnyside Elementary School
75 Cr 218
Durango, CO 81301
970-259-5249
  • Total: 136
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 19
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 20
  • 3rd grade: 22
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 19
14 to 1 10 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Durango School District No. 9-r

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Escalante Middle School
141 Baker Ln
Durango, CO 81301
970-247-9491
  • Total: 545
  • 6th grade: 171
  • 7th grade: 185
  • 8th grade: 189
14 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Miller Middle School
2608 Junction St
Durango, CO 81301
970-247-1418
  • Total: 510
  • 6th grade: 166
  • 7th grade: 161
  • 8th grade: 183
13 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Durango School District No. 9-r

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Durango High School
2390 Main Ave
Durango, CO 81301
970-259-1630
  • Total: 1,512
  • 9th grade: 349
  • 10th grade: 380
  • 11th grade: 364
  • 12th grade: 419
17 to 1 91 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $22,405
  • Median family income: $52,154
  • Median male income: $22,292
  • Median female income: $14,270
  • Median income of a renter: $24,941
  • Median income of a home owner: $51,948
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,265 1,495 1,855 2,050 1,245

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