Best Cortez Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 766 students in Cortez, CO.
The top ranked public high schools in Cortez, CO are Southwest Open Charter School and Montezuma-cortez High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cortez, CO public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Colorado public high school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 52% statewide average). High schools in Cortez have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public high schools.
Cortez, CO public high school have a Graduation Rate of 59%, which is less than the Colorado average of 82%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Montezuma-cortez High School, with 65-69% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Colorado or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Colorado public high school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Cortez, CO (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Southwest Open Charter School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 North Dolores Road
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-1150
Grades: 9-12
| 133 students
Rank: #22.
Montezuma-cortez High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
418 South Sligo Street
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-3722
Grades: 9-12
| 633 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Cortez, Colorado

Cortez, Colorado Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
P O Box 1420
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-8411
Grades: 4-12
| 60 students
400 North Elm
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-7974
Grades: 1-5
| 66 students
400 North Elm Street
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-7282
Grades: 3-12
| 12 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Cortez, CO?
The top ranked public high schools in Cortez, CO include Southwest Open Charter School and Montezuma-cortez High School.
How many public high schools are located in Cortez, CO?
2 public high schools are located in Cortez, CO.
What is the racial composition of students in Cortez, CO?
Cortez, CO public high schools minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Colorado public high schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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