Colorado Connections Academy @ Durango School

Serves grades KG - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
201 East 12 Th Street
Durango, CO 81301
Phone
(970) 247-5411
District
DURANGO SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 9-R
County
LA PLATA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
810
Classroom Teachers
66

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

4

(10 is best)

Better than 37.9% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Colorado Connections Academy @ Durango School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

50 40 30 20 10 0
25%
41%
25%
41%
25%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
20%
41%
30%
48%
10%
34%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
30%
42%
30%
48%
30%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

50 40 30 20 10 0
30%
36%
30%
43%
30%
30%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
39%
39%
54%
47%
24%
31%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
30%
42%
44%
47%
15%
37%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 10

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
49%
48%
64%
58%
34%
38%
49%
48%
64%
58%
34%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
12
14
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 25 3.1%
Grade 1 28 3.5%
Grade 2 33 4.1%
Grade 3 19 2.3%
Grade 4 36 4.4%
Grade 5 55 6.8%
Grade 6 50 6.2%
Grade 7 93 11.5%
Grade 8 91 11.2%
Grade 9 107 13.2%
Grade 10 115 14.2%
Grade 11 75 9.3%
Grade 12 83 10.2%
Total 810 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 66.5% 72.8% 55.4%
Black 2.1% 0.9% 4.8%
Hispanic 28.4% 20.7% 35.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.7% 0.9% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.3% 4.8% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.7% 32.8% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.8% 26.4% 32.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.9% 6.4% 8.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 41,172 5,758,736
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 38.0 55
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.3% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.5% 35.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.1% 25.2%
65 OR OLDER 17.0% 13.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,118 2,148,994
Single Parent Households With Children 5.1% 8.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.0% 91.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 48.3% 40.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.2% 17.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.6% 17.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.7% 13.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.3% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.2% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.1% 10.6%
$15,000 or less 7.8% 8.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,219 $32,478,000 51.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $805 $4,204,000 6.6%
Staff $642 $3,351,000 5.3%
General Administration $201 $1,050,000 1.6%
School Administration $638 $3,334,000 5.2%
Operation $1,063 $5,550,000 8.7%
Transportation $285 $1,486,000 2.3%
Other $954 $4,984,000 7.8%
Total Support $4,588 $23,959,000 37.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,387 $7,245,000 11.4%
Total Expenditures $12,195 $63,682,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,612 $5,124,702,000 43.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $581 $530,507,000 4.5%
Staff $573 $522,889,000 4.5%
General Administration $158 $144,064,000 1.2%
School Administration $787 $718,175,000 6.1%
Operation $936 $854,694,000 7.3%
Transportation $302 $276,184,000 2.4%
Other $726 $662,710,000 5.7%
Total Support $4,062 $3,709,223,000 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,163 $2,888,638,000 24.6%
Total Expenditures $12,838 $11,722,563,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%