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9-R School Board Election

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education will be participating in the November 5, 2013 election to fill six board vacancies.
The election process will begin August 7, 2013.  To be eligible for a school board seat, candidates must have lived in the school district for the last 12 months, be a registered voter for the last 12 months and be a current resident within district boundaries.  Boundary maps are available here.
An informational session will be held on Tuesday, July 30th at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Building, 201 E. 12th Street for anyone interested in serving on the board.
Individuals interested in running for the board may contact the Board Clerk, Jane Schold at 247-5411, ext. 1448 or email at for more information.

District at a Glance

  • Students: approx 4,227
  • 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.

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