Top 10 Best Arapahoe County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 166 public schools serving 115,109 students in Arapahoe County, CO. Arapahoe County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Arapahoe County, CO are Aurora Quest K-8, Challenge School and Cherry Creek High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arapahoe County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Arapahoe County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Arapahoe County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Aurora Quest K-8
Math: 89% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 343-3664
Grades: K-8
| 599 students
Rank: #22.
Challenge School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9659 East Mississippi Avenue
Denver, CO 80231
(720) 747-2100
Grades: PK-8
| 534 students
Rank: #33.
Cherry Creek High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
9300 East Union Avenue
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 3,641 students
Rank: #44.
Arapahoe High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2201 East Dry Creek Road
Littleton, CO 80122
(303) 347-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,230 students
Rank: #55.
Cherry Hills Village Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
2400 East Quincy Avenue
Englewood, CO 80110
(720) 747-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #66.
Lois Lenski Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6350 South Fairfax Way
Littleton, CO 80121
(303) 347-4575
Grades: K-5
| 571 students
Rank: #77.
Littleton Academy
Charter School
Math: 64% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1200 West Mineral Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 798-5252
Grades: K-8
| 466 students
Rank: #88.
Wilder Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4300 West Ponds Circle
Littleton, CO 80123
(303) 347-4750
Grades: PK-5
| 677 students
Rank: #99.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
711 East Euclid Avenue
Littleton, CO 80121
(303) 347-4525
Grades: PK-5
| 345 students
Rank: #1010.
Ben Franklin Academy
Charter School
Math: 60% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
2270 Plaza Dr
Littleton, CO 80129
(720) 383-4519
Grades: PK-8
| 903 students
Rank: #1111.
Cottonwood Creek Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11200 East Orchard Avenue
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 636 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Cherry Creek Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6260 South Dayton Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 779-8988
Grades: K-8
| 546 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Willow Creek Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7855 South Willow Way
Englewood, CO 80112
(720) 554-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 543 students
Rank: #1414.
John Wesley Powell Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8000 South Corona Way
Littleton, CO 80122
(303) 347-7850
Grades: 6-8
| 951 students
Rank: #1515.
Heritage High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1401 West Geddes Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 347-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,711 students
Rank: #1616.
Homestead Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7451 South Homestead Parkway
Englewood, CO 80112
(720) 554-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 524 students
Rank: #1717.
Campus Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4785 South Dayton Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-2700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,481 students
Rank: #1818.
Grandview High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
20500 East Arapahoe Road
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,773 students
Rank: #1919.
Cherokee Trail High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25901 Arapahoe Parkway
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-1900
Grades: 9-12
| 2,950 students
Rank: #2020.
Heritage Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6867 East Heritage Place South
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #2121.
Greenwood Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5550 South Holly Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 428 students
Rank: #2222.
Englewood Leadership Academy
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3800 S. Logan
Englewood, CO 80113
(303) 806-2266
Grades: 6-9
| 65 students
Rank: #2323.
Belleview Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4851 South Dayton Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-3100
Grades: PK-5
| 606 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Newton Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
4001 East Arapahoe Road
Littleton, CO 80122
(303) 347-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 632 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Sandburg Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6900 South Elizabeth Street
Littleton, CO 80122
(303) 347-4675
Grades: K-5
| 503 students
Rank: #2626.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1603 East Euclid Ave
Littleton, CO 80121
(303) 347-4500
Grades: K-5
| 611 students
Rank: #2727.
Coyote Hills Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
24605 E Davies Way
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 722 students
Rank: #2828.
Rolling Hills Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5756 South Biscay Circle
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 596 students
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Hopkins Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7171 South Pennsylvania Street
Littleton, CO 80122
(303) 347-4550
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Peabody Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3128 East Maplewood Avenue
Littleton, CO 80121
(303) 347-4625
Grades: PK-5
| 428 students
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Walnut Hills Community Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8195 East Costilla Boulevard
Englewood, CO 80112
(720) 554-3800
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #3232.
Indian Ridge Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16501 East Progress Drive
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-8400
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #3333.
West Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5151 South Holly
Littleton, CO 80121
(720) 554-5100
Grades: 6-8
| 1,304 students
Rank: #3434.
High Plains Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6100 South Fulton Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 592 students
Rank: #3535.
Pine Ridge Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6525 S. Wheatlands Parkway
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-8800
Grades: PK-5
| 870 students
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Arapahoe County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
7300 South Clermont Drive
Littleton, CO 80122
(303) 347-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 231 students
5450 Meridian Road
Anton, CO 80801
(719) 683-9544
Grades: PK-8
| 112 students
2500 South Granby Way
Aurora, CO 80014
(303) 745-4424
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
300 West Chenango Avenue
Englewood, CO 80110
(303) 781-7817
Grades: 6-8
| 312 students
7730 East Belleview Avenue Sui
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 770-1240
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
8 Inverness Dr 240
Englewood, CO 80112
(800) 382-6010
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
400 Airport Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 340-0818
Grades: 9-12
| 156 students
3301 South Monaco Boulevard
Denver, CO 80222
(720) 747-2400
Grades: PK-2
| 228 students
2001 East Easter Suite 202
Littleton, CO 80125
(303) 324-2100
Grades: K-12
| 3,270 students
700 West Mansfield Avenue
Englewood, CO 80110
(303) 761-2331
Grades: K-5
| 235 students
3695 South Lincoln Street
Englewood, CO 80113
(303) 761-1226
Grades: 6-8
| 369 students
7730 East Belleview Avenue Sui
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 770-1240
Grades: 9-12
| 113 students
New America School (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
Charter School
9125 East Seventh Place Buildi
Denver, CO 80230
(303) 320-9854
Grades: 9-12
| 434 students
7730 E. Belleview Ave Ste Ag-9
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 770-1240
Grades: 8-12
| 103 students
6557 South Acoma Street
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 347-4725
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students

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