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Inclement Weather Information

School Closure / Delayed Start due to inclement weather

Durango School District 9-R RARELY closes school because of snowy weather. However, we may delay an opening to allow roads to clear and to reduce traffic congestion.

School delays and closures will be posted to the district Web site by 6 a.m. with updates throughout the day. In addition, the district will send e-mails to families who have subscribed to 9-R e-Notes, the district's electronic newsletter. You can subscribe from the district's Web site at

Other sources of information for snow delays or closures:

District Information Line: 247-5411, ext. 1500
The Durango Herald Web site at
Radio: KDAG 96.9 FM; KTRA 102.1 FM; KRSJ 100.5 FM; KISZ 97.9 FM; KKFG 104.5 FM; KIQX 101.3 FM; KIUP 930 AM; KRWN 92.9 FM; KENN 1390 AM; KSUT 90.1 FM; KDGO 1240 AM; and KPTE 99.7 FM.

Television: KOAT, KOBF and KREZ

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Demons
  • Colors: Red and White
  • Students: 1052
  • Teachers: 92
  • Support Staff: 32

Our Mission

The mission of Durango High School, a community-based partnership, is to ensure each student develops the positive character attributes and academic excellence necessary to compete and contribute in the global community, by providing tailored, engaging, and relevant educational opportunities within a safe and healthy environment.

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