Top 10 Best Colorado Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 69 blue ribbon public schools serving 35,825 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 Parker Core Knowledge Charter School, Summit Middle Charter School and Dennison Elementary 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 60% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 47% 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).

Best Colorado Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Parker Core Knowledge Charter School
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1161 North Pine Drive
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 840-7070
Grades: K-8
| 703 students
Rank: #22.
Summit Middle Charter School
Charter School
Math: 82% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4655 Hanover Avenue
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 357 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Dennison Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
401 Independence Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-6382
Grades: K-6
| 627 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Zach Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3715 Kechter Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-5100
Grades: K-5
| 604 students
Rank: #55.
Cory Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1550 South Steele Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-8380
Grades: 1-5
| 409 students
Rank: #66.
High Peaks Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
3995 East Aurora Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
(720) 561-6500
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
The Connect Charter School
Charter School
Math: 77% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
104 West 7th
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 542-0224
Grades: 6-8
| 276 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Slavens K-8 School
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3000 South Clayton Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-4150
Grades: K-8
| 734 students
Rank: #99.
Evergreen High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
29300 Buffalo Road
Evergreen, CO 80439
(303) 982-5140
Grades: 9-12
| 1,116 students
Rank: #1010.
Bear Creek Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2500 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3500
Grades: K-5
| 448 students
Rank: #1111.
D'evelyn Junior/senior High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
10359 W Nassau Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 982-2600
Grades: 7-12
| 1,026 students
Rank: #1212.
Traut Core Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2515 Timberwood Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #1313.
Liberty Common Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1725 Sharp Point Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 482-9800
Grades: K-12
| 1,148 students
Rank: #1414.
Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5250 Farthing Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 576-3080
Grades: K-6
| 341 students
Rank: #1515.
Devinny Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1725 South Wright Street
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-9200
Grades: K-6
| 553 students
Rank: #1616.
Carson Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5420 East 1st Avenue
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-9090
Grades: K-5
| 462 students
Rank: #1717.
Mcauliffe International School
Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2540 Holly St
Denver, CO 80207
(720) 424-1540
Grades: 6-8
| 1,158 students
Rank: #1818.
Cheyenne Mountain High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
1200 Cresta Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 475-6110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,264 students
Rank: #1919.
Ralston Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
25856 Columbine Glen
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-4386
Grades: K-6
| 325 students
Rank: #2020.
Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3002 East Trilby Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-5405
Grades: 6-8
| 813 students
Rank: #2121.
William (bill) Roberts K-8 School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2100 Akron Way
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 424-2640
Grades: PK-8
| 909 students
Rank: #2222.
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: #2323.
Werner Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5400 Mail Creek Lane
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 488-5550
Grades: K-5
| 528 students
Rank: #2424.
Swigert International School
Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3480 Syracuse Street
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 424-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 607 students
Rank: #2525.
Chipeta Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2340 Ramsgate Terrace
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
(719) 328-5500
Grades: PK-5
| 481 students
Rank: #2626.
Dsst: Byers Middle School
Charter School
Math: 65% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
150 S. Pearl St.
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 524-6350
Grades: 6-8
| 474 students
Rank: #2727.
Bromwell Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2500 East 4th Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 424-9330
Grades: PK-5
| 313 students
Rank: #2828.
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: #2929.
Northridge Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
555 South Park Road
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 387-6525
Grades: PK-6
| 705 students
Rank: #3030.
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: #3131.
Dsst: Green Valley Ranch High School
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4800 Telluride Street #2
Denver, CO 80249
(303) 524-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 550 students
Rank: #3232.
Kruse Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
4400 Mcmurry Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 488-5625
Grades: PK-5
| 518 students
Rank: #3333.
Swink Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
610 Columbia Street
Swink, CO 81077
(719) 384-8103
Grades: K-6
| 195 students
Rank: #3434.
Kendrick Lakes Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1350 South Hoyt Street
Denver, CO 80232
(303) 982-8324
Grades: PK-6
| 448 students
Rank: #3535.
Tavelli Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1118 Miramount Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 488-6725
Grades: PK-5
| 616 students
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