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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education La Plata County, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in La Plata County, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 32   (0.23%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 16   (0.11%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 161   (1.15%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 247   (1.77%)
  • 9th Grade: 112   (0.8%)
  • 10th Grade: 233   (1.67%)
  • 11th Grade: 195   (1.4%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 312   (2.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 3,198   (22.88%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 875   (6.26%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,775   (19.85%)
  • Associate Degree: 708   (5.07%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3,238   (23.17%)
  • Master's Degree: 991   (7.09%)
  • Professional School Degree: 514   (3.68%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 370   (2.65%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 46   (0.33%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (0.07%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 70   (0.5%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 211   (1.51%)
  • 9th Grade: 105   (0.75%)
  • 10th Grade: 190   (1.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 179   (1.28%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 293   (2.09%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 3,264   (23.32%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 983   (7.02%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,596   (18.55%)
  • Associate Degree: 992   (7.09%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3,550   (25.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,155   (8.25%)
  • Professional School Degree: 209   (1.49%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 143   (1.02%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 222

5 to 9 years : 2,480

10 to 14 years : 2,608

15 to 17 years : 1,537

18 and 19 years : 1,536

20 to 24 years : 1,725

25 to 34 years : 1,016

35 years and over : 548

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 317

5 to 9 years : 388

10 to 14 years : 214

15 to 17 years : 127

18 and 19 years : 141

20 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 135

35 years and over : 177

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 541

5 to 9 years : 68

10 to 14 years : 19

15 to 17 years : 124

18 and 19 years : 474

20 to 24 years : 1,785

25 to 34 years : 6,131

35 years and over : 28,490


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In La Plata County, Colorado

  • Durango 9-r


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 201 East 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-5411, Students: 4,658 )

  • Bayfield 10 Jt-r


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 24 Clover Drive, Bayfield, CO 81122, Phone: (970) 884-2496, Students: 1,192 )

  • Ignacio 11 Jt


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 460, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0500, Students: 751 )

  • San Juan Bocs


    ( Location: 201 East 12th, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-3261, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In La Plata County, Colorado

  • Bayfield Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 511 E Mustang Ln 24 Clover Dr, Bayfield, CO 81122, Phone: (970) 884-9571, Students: 523 )

  • Miller Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 2608 Junction Street, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-1418, Students: 505 )

  • Escalante Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 141 Baker Lane, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-9491, Students: 469 )

  • Needham Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 2425 West Third Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-4791, Students: 458 )

  • Riverview Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 2900 Mesa Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-3862, Students: 382 )

  • Park Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 623 East 5th Street, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-3718, Students: 370 )

  • Florida Mesa Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 216 Highway 172, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-4250, Students: 312 )

  • Bayfield Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 615 E. Oak 24 Clover Dr, Bayfield, CO 81122, Phone: (970) 884-9592, Students: 278 )

  • Animas Valley Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 373 Hermosa Meadows Road, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-0124, Students: 223 )

  • Ignacio Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: P O Box 460, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0675, Students: 214 )

  • Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 11274 Highway 140, Hesperus, CO 81326, Phone: (970) 588-3331, Students: 152 )

  • Ignacio Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: P O Box 460, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0650, Students: 146 )

  • Ignacio Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: P O Box 460, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0600, Students: 135 )

  • Sunnyside Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 75 Cr 218, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 259-5249, Students: 132 )

  • The Excel Charter School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 215 East 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 259-0203, Students: 111 )

  • Durango Second Chance


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 301 East 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 385-4354, Students: 80 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In La Plata County, Colorado

  • Durango High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2390 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 259-1630, Students: 1,464 )

  • Bayfield High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 800 Co Rd 501 24 Clover Dr, Bayfield, CO 81122, Phone: (970) 884-9521, Students: 391 )

  • Ignacio High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 460, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0515, Students: 239 )

  • Pine River Valley High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 710, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0681, Students: 17 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In La Plata County, Colorado

Largest Schools (Private) In La Plata County, Colorado

  • St Columba School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1801 E 3rd Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-5527, Students: 195 )

  • Columbine Christian School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1775 Florida Road, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 259-1189, Students: 68 )

  • Grace Preparatory Academy Of Durango


    ( Grades: 6-10, Location: Po Box 3777, Durango, CO 81302, Phone: (970) 385-7544, Students: 35 )

  • Red Cliff School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 230 Pinon Lane, Durango, CO 81303, Phone: (970) 749-7333, Students: 20 )

  • First Umc Christ Childs School


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 2917 Aspen Drive, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-4213, Students: 10 )

  • Children's House Of Durango


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 1689 W 3rd Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 259-1089, Students: 10 )

Academic Libraries In La Plata County, Colorado

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In La Plata County, Colorado

  • Durango-sunnyside Branch


    75 Cr 218, Durango, CO 81303

  • Fort Lewis Mesa Branch


    11274 Highway 140, Hesperus, CO 81326

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In La Plata County, Colorado

  • Durango Public Library


    1900 East Third Avenue, Durango, CO 81301

  • Ignacio Community Library


    470 Goddard Avenue, Ignacio, CO 81137

  • Pine River Public Library District/bayfield


    395 Center Drive, Bayfield, CO 81122

(updated 2012)



Museums Near La Plata County, Colorado


  • Fort Lewis College Foundation


    , Durango, CO 81301

  • La Plata County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 3384, Durango, CO 81301

  • Pine River Valley Heritage Society


    Po Box 1981, Bayfield, CO 81122
    http://www.prvb.com

  • Southern Ute Cultural Center And Museum


    Po Box 737, Ignacio, CO 81137
    http://www.utelegacy.org

  • Southern Ute Museum


    2 Highway 172, Ignacio, CO 81137

  • Vallecito Community Center Inc


    Po Box 1923, Bayfield, CO 81122

  • Victorian Aid Society


    668 Sierra Dr, Durango, CO 81301

(updated 2014)



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