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Riverview Fun Run

Student Fun Run
at Riverview 

student harvesting indoor lettuce

Students grow hydroponic lettuce

for school cafeterias

MIller Middle School groundbreaking

Groundbreaking of 
new Miller Middle School

IMAPCT Center construction

construction at DHS

bilingual book club

Park Elementary School's
bilingual book club

math class at Escalante Middle School

Vertical math class
at Escalante Middle School

News & Announcements

Durango School District Announces Hiring Bonus

Durango School District 9-R announces a hiring bonus for newly hired staff who begin an Educational Support Professional, Student Service Provider, Licensed Staff, Administrator, or Managerial Technical position with us in the time frame of January 1, 2023 to March 17, 2023.

Snow Day Frequently Asked Questions

The recent Snow Days brought in questions about how the District makes the decision whether or not to call a Snow Day. These FAQs will help clarify the process.


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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.

9-R Board of Education Land Acknowledgement

We respectfully acknowledge that Durango School District 9-R is located on lands and territories taken from the Núuchiu (Ute) people. This land is also the ancestral home of or served as a site of trade, gathering, or healing for Apache, Pueblo, Diné, and other nations. We recognize and honor these peoples and nations as traditional stewards of this land and water and respect their enduring relationship with it.

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