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For the 2021 school year, there are 66 blue ribbon public schools serving 34,282 students in Colorado.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Colorado are Dennison Elementary School, Summit Middle Charter School and The Connect Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Colorado blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Colorado Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Dennison Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    401 Independence Street
    Denver, CO 80226
    (303) 982-6382

    627 students
    Year: 2010, 2017
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Summit Middle Charter School Charter School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4655 Hanover Avenue
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3900

    357 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    The Connect Charter School Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    104 West 7th
    Pueblo, CO 81003
    (719) 542-0224

    276 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Parker Core Knowledge Charter School Charter School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1161 North Pine Drive
    Parker, CO 80138
    (303) 840-7070

    703 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #55.
    Slavens K-8 School Math: 81% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3000 South Clayton Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-4150

    734 students
    Year: 2012, 2019
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    High Peaks Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3995 East Aurora Avenue
    Boulder, CO 80303
    (720) 561-6500

    311 students
    Year: 2009, 2015
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Traut Core Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2515 Timberwood Drive
    Fort Collins, CO 80528
    (970) 488-7500

    508 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #88.
    Cory Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1550 South Steele Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-8380

    409 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #99.
    Zach Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3715 Kechter Road
    Fort Collins, CO 80528
    (970) 488-5100

    604 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1010.
    Mcauliffe International School Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2540 Holly St
    Denver, CO 80207
    (720) 424-1540

    1,158 student
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #1111.
    Devinny Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1725 South Wright Street
    Denver, CO 80228
    (303) 982-9200

    553 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #1212.
    Ralston Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    25856 Columbine Glen
    Golden, CO 80401
    (303) 982-4386

    325 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Evergreen High School Math: 75% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    29300 Buffalo Road
    Evergreen, CO 80439
    (303) 982-5140

    1,116 student
    Year: 2007, 2015
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Lois Lenski Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6350 South Fairfax Way
    Littleton, CO 80121
    (303) 347-4575

    571 students
    Year: 2013, 2019
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    D'evelyn Junior/senior High School Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10359 W Nassau Avenue
    Denver, CO 80235
    (303) 982-2600

    1,026 student
    Year: 2004, 2020
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Swigert International School Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3480 Syracuse Street
    Denver, CO 80238
    (720) 424-4800

    607 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1717.
    Bromwell Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2500 East 4th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80206
    (720) 424-9330

    313 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #1818.
    Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5250 Farthing Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 576-3080

    341 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #1919.
    Bear Creek Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2500 Table Mesa Drive
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3500

    448 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #2020.
    Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3002 East Trilby Road
    Fort Collins, CO 80528
    (970) 488-5405

    813 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #2121.
    Liberty Common Charter School Charter School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1725 Sharp Point Drive
    Fort Collins, CO 80525
    (970) 482-9800

    1,148 student
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #2222.
    Werner Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5400 Mail Creek Lane
    Fort Collins, CO 80525
    (970) 488-5550

    528 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #2323.
    Chipeta Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2340 Ramsgate Terrace
    Colorado Springs, CO 80919
    (719) 328-5500

    481 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #2424.
    Dsst: Byers Middle School Charter School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    150 S. Pearl St.
    Denver, CO 80209
    (303) 524-6350

    474 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #2525.
    Willow Creek Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7855 South Willow Way
    Englewood, CO 80112
    (720) 554-3900

    543 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #2626.
    Cheyenne Mountain High School Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1200 Cresta Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 475-6110

    1,264 student
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #2727.
    Northridge Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    555 South Park Road
    Littleton, CO 80126
    (303) 387-6525

    705 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Homestead Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7451 South Homestead Parkway
    Englewood, CO 80112
    (720) 554-3700

    524 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Kruse Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4400 Mcmurry Avenue
    Fort Collins, CO 80525
    (970) 488-5625

    518 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #3030.
    Manassa Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    200 South 5th Street
    Manassa, CO 81141
    (719) 843-5277

    218 students
    Year: 2003, 2004
  • Rank: #3131.
    Bradley International School Math: 60% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3051 South Elm Street
    Denver, CO 80222
    (720) 424-9468

    568 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #3232.
    Soaring Eagles Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4710 Harrier Ridge Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80916
    (719) 540-4000

    562 students
    Year: 2009, 2016
  • Rank: #3333.
    Kendrick Lakes Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1350 South Hoyt Street
    Denver, CO 80232
    (303) 982-8324

    448 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #3434.
    Tavelli Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1118 Miramount Drive
    Fort Collins, CO 80524
    (970) 488-6725

    616 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #3535.
    Douglass Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    840 75th Street
    Boulder, CO 80303
    (720) 561-5541

    435 students
    Year: 2010
  • Show 31 more Blue Ribbon public schools in Colorado (out of 66 total schools)
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