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Durfee Elementary School is located at the north end of the city of Pico Rivera and is one of the eight elementary schools in the El Rancho Unified School District. Although the majority of the students are Hispanic, 97%, there are also students from different cultural backgrounds. They include; 1% Filipino, 1% Asian, and 1% White.

Durfee has fourteen regular education teachers and one teacher working in the Resource Specialist Program. Administration and support staff include one full-time principal, one Digital Learning Coach, one part-time school psychologist, two mental health counselors, and one part-time speech pathologist. The school has a library staffed by a library/media specialist. Students receive 51,045 minutes of instruction each year. There are 37 modified days during the year when students are dismissed early to allow for staff development activities in the afternoon.

The extended day program is available to all students through after school tutoring and targeted intervention classes. Grant Program at Durfee is the Reach extended day program. All students participate in ERUSD's PBIS, Character Counts, Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, and Friendship Ambassadors Program, Good Behavior Games, Social Skills Counseling through the Safe Schools/Healthy Studies Grant.