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DeNier Youth Services Center

The Robert E. DeNier Youth Services Center provides educational services statewide and in particular to youth in the 6th and 22nd judicial districts the opportunity to continue academic, behavioral, and athletic growth and learning.

The center is a collaboration between Durango School District 9-R, the Department of Youth Corrections, and Rite of Passage. The center has an enrollment of up to 28 students-athletes and operates throughout the calendar year.

Staff Listing

Christina McMunn - Teacher
Lisa Reimers - School Secretary
Lisa Wilk - Teacher
Stephen Yeaton - Teacher
Hallie Whitney - Teacher
Alain Henry - Principal

Robert E. DeNier Youth Services Center

720 Turner Drive
Durango, CO 81301

(970) 375-2781

District at a Glance

  • Students: approx 4,500
  • 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.

Sponsors and Partners