Top 10 Best Colorado Charter Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 267 charter public schools serving 130,282 students in Colorado.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Colorado are The Vanguard School (High), Parker Core Knowledge Charter School and Summit Middle Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Colorado charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Colorado public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Charter Public Schools in Colorado (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
The Vanguard School (High)
Charter School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: 9-12
| 311 students
Rank: #22.
Parker Core Knowledge Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1161 North Pine Drive
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 840-7070
Grades: K-8
| 703 students
Rank: #33.
Summit Middle Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4655 Hanover Avenue
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 356 students
Rank: #44.
Liberty Common Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1725 Sharp Point Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 482-9800
Grades: K-12
| 1,150 students
Rank: #55.
Jefferson High School
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11251 Reed Way
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 887-1992
Grades: 9-12
| 427 students
Rank: #66.
Stargate Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14530 Washington Street
Broomfield, CO 80023
(303) 450-3936
Grades: K-12
| 1,494 students
Rank: #77.
Cherry Creek Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6260 South Dayton Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 779-8988
Grades: K-8
| 571 students
Rank: #88.
The Classical High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0091
Grades: 9-12
| 552 students
Rank: #99.
The Connect Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
104 West 7th
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 542-0224
Grades: 6-8
| 258 students
Rank: #1010.
North Star Academy
Charter School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16700 Keystone Blvd
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 471-6677
Grades: K-8
| 673 students
Rank: #1111.
Challenge To Excellence Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16995 East Carlson Drive
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 841-9816
Grades: K-8
| 536 students
Rank: #1212.
The Classical Charter
Charter School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0081
Grades: K-6
| 1,853 students
Rank: #1313.
Colorado Early Colleges Douglas County
Charter School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
321 Inverness Dr S,
Englewood, CO 80112
(720) 505-4010
Grades: 9-12
| 896 students
Rank: #1414.
Dsst: Byers High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
150 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 524-6350
Grades: 9-12
| 557 students
Rank: #1515.
Windsor Charter Early College High School
Charter School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
810 Automation Drive
Windsor, CO 80550
(970) 833-5190
Grades: 9-12
| 359 students
Rank: #1616.
The Vanguard School (Middle)
Charter School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: 7-8
| 232 students
Rank: #1717.
Platte River Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4085 Lark Sparrow St.
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 221-1070
Grades: PK-8
| 473 students
Rank: #1818.
Golden View Classical Academy
Charter School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
601 Corporate Circle
Golden, CO 80401
(720) 598-6700
Grades: K-12
| 726 students
Rank: #1919.
Compass Community Collaborative School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2105 South College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 372-4242
Grades: 6-12
| 173 students
Rank: #2020.
Windsor Charter Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
680 Academy Court
Windsor, CO 80550
(970) 674-5020
Grades: K-5
| 778 students
Rank: #2121.
Littleton Academy
Charter School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1200 West Mineral Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 798-5252
Grades: K-8
| 455 students
Rank: #2222.
Tca College Pathways
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12201 Cross Peak View
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 488-6294
Grades: 7-12
| 461 students
Rank: #2323.
Mountain Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
108 West 31st Street
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 828-5600
Grades: 4-8
| 235 students
Rank: #2424.
Ben Franklin Academy
Charter School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2270 Plaza Dr
Littleton, CO 80129
(720) 383-4519
Grades: PK-8
| 905 students
Rank: #2525.
Denver Language School
Charter School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
451 Newport Street
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 557-0852
Grades: K-8
| 885 students
Rank: #26 - 2926. - 29.
Peak To Peak Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
800 Merlin Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026
(303) 453-4600
Grades: K-12
| 1,448 students
Rank: #26 - 2926. - 29.
Stem School Highlands Ranch
Charter School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8773 Ridgeline Drive
Littleton, CO 80129
(303) 683-7836
Grades: K-12
| 1,670 students
Rank: #26 - 2926. - 29.
The Vanguard School Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: K-6
| 1,099 students
Rank: #26 - 2926. - 29.
Windsor Charter Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
810 Automation Drive
Windsor, CO 80550
(970) 833-5190
Grades: 6-8
| 365 students
Rank: #3030.
Academy Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1551 Prairie Hawk Drive
Castle Rock, CO 80104
(303) 660-4881
Grades: PK-8
| 582 students
Rank: #3131.
Rocky Mountain Of Evergreen
Charter School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2959 Royale Elk Way
Evergreen, CO 80439
(303) 670-1070
Grades: K-8
| 376 students
Rank: #3232.
Horizons K-8 School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4545 Sioux Drive
Boulder, CO 80303
(720) 561-5580
Grades: K-8
| 348 students
Rank: #3333.
American Academy
Charter School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6971 Mira Vista Lane
Castle Rock, CO 80108
(720) 292-5200
Grades: PK-8
| 2,556 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Dsst: Conservatory Green High School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5590 N Central Park Blvd #4
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 802-4127
Grades: 9-12
| 576 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Dsst: Green Valley Ranch High School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4800 Telluride Street #2
Denver, CO 80249
(303) 524-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 565 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked charter public schools in Colorado?
The top ranked charter public schools in Colorado include The Vanguard School (High), Parker Core Knowledge Charter School and Summit Middle Charter School.
How many charter public schools are located in Colorado?
267 charter public schools are located in Colorado.
What is the racial composition of students in Colorado?
Colorado charter public schools minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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