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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 blue ribbon public charter schools serving 4,030 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 charter schools in Colorado are Summit Middle Charter School, The Connect Charter School and Parker Core Knowledge Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Colorado blue ribbon public charter schools have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the Colorado public charter school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 78% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public charter school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Colorado Blue Ribbon Public Charter Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #2-32.-3.
    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: #2-32.-3.
    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: #44.
    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: #55.
    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: #66.
    Dsst: Green Valley Ranch High School Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4800 Telluride Street #2
    Denver, CO 80249
    (303) 524-6300

    550 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #77.
    Highline Academy Southeast Charter School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2170 South Dahlia Street
    Denver, CO 80222
    (303) 759-7808

    522 students
    Year: 2020
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