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Durango School District 9-R wants to hear from you! Please take a moment to share your input by taking our 9-R Budget Survey. Want more information on the 9-R budget and how funds are used? Check out our Budget Guide

9-R Budget Survey:

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 We are always looking for input and feedback from our families and community members. The District Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) has created a survey to assist us in soliciting feedback from our stakeholders. The survey is anonymous, short and will help us improve upon the things that matter most to our parents. Please take a few moments to complete the survey for us. Use the link below, which will take you directly to the survey online. The survey is completely anonymous. Please take the survey by April 22, 2016. 

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Durango School District 9-R is excited to release our new "Budget for Excellence: A Guide to Understanding Durango School District 9-R's Budget", which helps explain the complexities of school financing. This new guide answers commonly asked questions like:

What is the negative factor?

How are school budgets determined?

How have 3A Mill Levy Funds been used?

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Durango School District 9-R seeks to fill the Activities and Athletic Director vacancy at Durango High School upon news of current Activities and Athletic Director Dave Preszler’s plan for moving toward a half-time position at 9-R.  Dave joined 9-R in 2013 and brought an immense background in youth athletics management, serving in similar capacities for Fort Lewis College and Bayfield School District.  

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 Escalante Middle School is honored to host Open House March 15th from 5:30 - 6:30 PM  for incoming 6th Graders for the 2016/2017 school year.   Principal Voss will speak to the students and parents followed by a scavenger hunt which will help students become familiar with our school and the classes it offers.  We look forward to seeing you!

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Eagles
  • Students: 510
  • Teachers: 36
  • Support Staff: 13

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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