Top 10 Best Denver Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 319 public schools serving 148,052 students in Denver, CO. Denver has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Denver, CO are Polaris Elementary School, Challenge School and Dennison Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Denver, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Denver have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Denver, CO Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Polaris Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
410 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-7860
Grades: 1-5
| 334 students
Rank: #22.
Challenge School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9659 East Mississippi Avenue
Denver, CO 80231
(720) 747-2100
Grades: PK-8
| 534 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
Hulstrom Options K-8 School
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
11551 Wyco Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-5400
Grades: K-8
| 677 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.
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: #77.
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: #88.
Denver School Of The Arts
Math: 72% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
7111 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-1700
Grades: 6-12
| 1,103 students
Rank: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
Steck Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
450 Albion Street
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-3870
Grades: PK-5
| 357 students
Rank: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #14 - 1514. - 15.
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: #14 - 1514. - 15.
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: #1616.
Steele Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
320 South Marion Parkway
Denver, CO 80209
(720) 424-3720
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: #1717.
Westerly Creek Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8800 East 28th Avenue
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 424-3160
Grades: PK-5
| 704 students
Rank: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
Park Hill School
Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5050 East 19th Avenue
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-4910
Grades: PK-5
| 680 students
Rank: #2121.
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: #2222.
East High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 423-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,659 students
Rank: #2323.
Creativity Challenge Community
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1551 S. Monroe St
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-0630
Grades: K-5
| 303 students
Rank: #2424.
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: #2525.
University Park Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2300 South St Paul Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-3410
Grades: K-5
| 433 students
Rank: #2626.
Rooney Ranch Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
2200 South Coors Street
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-9620
Grades: K-6
| 580 students
Rank: #2727.
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: #2828.
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: #2929.
Southmoor Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
3755 South Magnolia Way
Denver, CO 80237
(720) 424-3930
Grades: PK-5
| 467 students
Rank: #3030.
Stem Lab
Magnet School
Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11700 Irma Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-4000
Grades: K-8
| 469 students
Rank: #3131.
Lakewood High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9700 West 8th Avenue
Denver, CO 80215
(303) 982-7085
Grades: 9-12
| 2,128 students
Rank: #3232.
Bradley International School
Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3051 South Elm Street
Denver, CO 80222
(720) 424-9468
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #3333.
High Technical Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8499 E Stoll Place
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 424-2100
Grades: PK-5
| 577 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Morey Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
840 East 14th Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
(720) 424-0700
Grades: 6-8
| 280 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Teller Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1150 Garfield Street
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 424-3560
Grades: PK-5
| 504 students
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[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1700 East 28th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 391-6330
Grades: 9-12
| 311 students
3555 West 64th Avenue
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-1121
Grades: PK-5
| 360 students
574 West 6th Avenue
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 629-6906
Grades: 6-8
| 272 students
2900 Richard Allen Court
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-9530
Grades: PK-5
| 160 students
5301 Lowell Boulevard
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 650-3000
Grades: PK-5
| 288 students
9100 Poze Boulevard
Denver, CO 80229
(303) 853-1300
Grades: K-5
| 930 students
2401 Alcott Street
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 688-3842
Grades: 6
| 87 students
7700 West Woodard Drive
Denver, CO 80227
(303) 982-6722
Grades: K-12
| 213 students
7243 Eastlawn Dr
Denver, CO 80203
(513) 389-0968
Grades: K-6
| 90 students
2690 Poze Boulevard
Denver, CO 80229
(303) 853-1460
Grades: K-1
| 310 students
1940 Elmwood Ln
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-7526
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
3240 Humboldt Street, 3rd Floo
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 293-2653
Grades: 7-8
| 115 students
455 Eppinger Blvd
Denver, CO 80229
(720) 972-5900
Grades: K-9
| n/a students
2285 South Federal Boulevard
Denver, CO 80219
(303) 727-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 24 students
750 Galapago
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 629-1473
Grades: PK-6
| 213 students
655 South Monaco Parkway
Denver, CO 80224
(303) 394-8600
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
410 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 295-7869
Grades: PK-6
| 122 students
7700 Delta St
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 853-1400
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
2949 North Federal Boulevard
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 964-8993
Grades: K-12
| 117 students
520 West 3rd Ave
Denver, CO 80223
(720) 424-7620
Grades: PK-8
| 350 students
5280 West Ohio Ave
Denver, CO 80232
(303) 982-8790
Grades: PK
| n/a students
14500 East Maxwell Place
Denver, CO 80239
(303) 371-6990
Grades: 3-5
| 293 students
2949 California Street
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-7140
Grades: PK-6
| 202 students
555 West 112th Avenue
Denver, CO 80234
(303) 446-7100
Grades: K-8
| 976 students
4050 East 14th Avenue
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 355-1676
Grades: 6-8
| 241 students
1150 Lipan St
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 629-6364
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
455 East Eppinger Boulevard
Denver, CO 80229
(720) 972-5818
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
3301 South Monaco Boulevard
Denver, CO 80222
(720) 747-2400
Grades: PK-2
| 228 students
13600 W. 2nd Place
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-2600
Grades: K-12
| 63 students
1505 South Pierson Street
Denver, CO 80232
(303) 982-9550
Grades: PK
| 106 students
2401 West 80th Ave
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-9577
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
3475 West 67th Avenue
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-7503
Grades: 6-8
| 633 students
7655 West 10th Avenue
Denver, CO 80215
(303) 982-7027
Grades: 7-8
| 95 students
2250 South Quitman Street
Denver, CO 80219
(720) 424-0200
Grades: 6-8
| 608 students
1820 Lowell Blvd
Denver, CO 80204
(720) 424-0380
Grades: 8
| 185 students
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