Top 10 Best Colorado Charter Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 245 charter public schools serving 118,490 students in Colorado.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Colorado are Parker Core Knowledge Charter School, The Vanguard School (High) 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 38% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Colorado Charter 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.
The Vanguard School (High)
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: 9-12
| 305 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
Dsst: Byers High School
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
150 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 524-6350
Grades: 9-10
| 272 students
Rank: #55.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
The Classical Academy High School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0091
Grades: 9-12
| 653 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Jefferson Academy High School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11251 Reed Way
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 887-1992
Grades: 9-12
| 425 students
Rank: #88.
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: #99.
Colorado Early Colleges - Parker
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10235 Parkglenn Way
Parker, CO 80138
(720) 260-0700
Grades: 9-12
| 538 students
Rank: #1010.
Dsst: Stapleton High School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
2000 Valentia Street
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 320-5570
Grades: 9-12
| 576 students
Rank: #1111.
Stargate Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14530 Washington Street
Broomfield, CO 80023
(303) 450-3936
Grades: K-11
| 1,307 students
Rank: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
Platte River Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
4085 Lark Sparrow St.
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 221-1070
Grades: K-8
| 600 students
Rank: #1515.
Tca College Pathways
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12201 Cross Peak View
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 488-6294
Grades: 7-12
| 501 students
Rank: #1616.
The Vanguard School (middle)
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: 7-8
| 211 students
Rank: #1717.
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: #1818.
Peak To Peak Charter School
Charter School
Math: 61% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
800 Merlin Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026
(303) 453-4600
Grades: K-12
| 1,445 students
Rank: #1919.
Stem School Highlands Ranch
Charter School
Math: 63% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8773 Ridgeline Drive
Littleton, CO 80129
(303) 683-7836
Grades: K-12
| 1,816 students
Rank: #2020.
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: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Horizons K-8 School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4545 Sioux Drive
Boulder, CO 80303
(720) 561-5580
Grades: K-8
| 348 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
James Irwin Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5525 Astrozon Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
(719) 576-8055
Grades: 9-12
| 426 students
Rank: #2323.
Jefferson Academy
Charter School
Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11251 Reed Way
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 887-1992
Grades: K-12
| 825 students
Rank: #2424.
Windsor Charter Academy Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 59% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
680 Academy Court
Windsor, CO 80550
(970) 674-5020
Grades: K-5
| 652 students
Rank: #2525.
Challenge To Excellence Charter School
Charter School
Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
16995 East Carlson Drive
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 841-9816
Grades: K-8
| 499 students
Rank: #2626.
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: #2727.
Eagle County Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 56% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1105 Miller Ranch Road
Wolcott, CO 81655
(970) 926-0656
Grades: K-8
| 348 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Colorado Early Colleges Colorado Springs
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4405 North Chestnut St, suite
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 955-4675
Grades: 9-12
| 664 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
North Routt Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
26990 Eagle Lane
Clark, CO 80428
(970) 871-6062
Grades: K-8
| 92 students
Rank: #3030.
The Classical Academy Charter
Charter School
Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0081
Grades: K-6
| 2,215 students
Rank: #3131.
Denver Language School
Charter School
Math: 68% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
451 Newport Street
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 557-0852
Grades: K-8
| 748 students
Rank: #3232.
North Star Academy
Charter School
Math: 54% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16700 Keystone Blvd
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 471-6677
Grades: K-8
| 682 students
Rank: #3333.
The Vanguard School Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 56% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: K-6
| 832 students
Rank: #3434.
Ridgeview Classical Charter Schools
Charter School
Math: 50% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(6)
1800 South Lemay Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 494-4620
Grades: K-12
| 692 students
Rank: #3535.
Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 53% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(4)
1551 Prairie Hawk Drive
Castle Rock, CO 80104
(303) 660-4881
Grades: PK-8
| 767 students
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