Top 10 Best Denver County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 206 public schools serving 91,688 students in Denver County, CO. Denver County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Denver County, CO are Polaris Elementary School, Cory Elementary School and Dsst: Byers High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Denver County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Denver County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Denver County 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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
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: #25 - 2625. - 26.
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: #25 - 2625. - 26.
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
Rank: #2727.
Mc Kinley-thatcher Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1230 South Grant Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 172 students
Rank: #2828.
Asbury Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1320 East Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-9750
Grades: K-5
| 334 students
Rank: #2929.
Edison Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3350 Quitman Street
Denver, CO 80212
(720) 424-7780
Grades: PK-5
| 576 students
Rank: #3030.
Odyssey School Of Denver
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
6550 East 21st Avenue
Denver, CO 80207
(303) 316-3944
Grades: K-8
| 235 students
Rank: #3131.
Highline Academy Southeast
Charter School
Math: 49% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
2170 South Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 759-7808
Grades: K-8
| 522 students
Rank: #3232.
Isabella Bird Community School
Math: 48% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2701 N. Lima St.
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 423-9900
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #3333.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
710 South Pennsylvania Street
Denver, CO 80209
(720) 424-5990
Grades: PK-6
| 359 students
Rank: #3434.
Denver School Of Innovation And Sustainable Design
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80209
(720) 424-2000
Grades: 9-11
| 234 students
Rank: #3535.
Rocky Mountain School Of Expeditionary Learning
Math: 47% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1700 South Holly Street
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 759-2076
Grades: K-12
| 389 students
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[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Denver County, CO

Denver County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1700 East 28th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 391-6330
Grades: 9-12
| 311 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
2401 Alcott Street
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 688-3842
Grades: 6
| 87 students
11200 East 45th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80010
(303) 341-7554
Grades: K-12
| 637 students
7243 Eastlawn Dr
Denver, CO 80203
(513) 389-0968
Grades: K-6
| 90 students
3240 Humboldt Street, 3rd Floo
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 293-2653
Grades: 7-8
| 115 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
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
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
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
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
1700 East 28th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 391-6350
Grades: 9-12
| 246 students
Life Skills Center Of Denver (Closed 2013)
Alternative School
Charter School
1000 Cherokee
Denver, CO 80204
(720) 889-2897
Grades: 9-12
| 222 students
1700 East 28th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 391-6348
Grades: 9-12
| 249 students
1350 East 33rd Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-5440
Grades: PK-6
| 365 students
5000 Crown Boulevard
Denver, CO 80239
(720) 423-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 291 students
4895 Peoria St
Denver, CO 80239
(303) 307-8837
Grades: PK-5
| 239 students
1062 Delaware St
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 575-6690
Grades: 6-12
| 147 students
6550 East 21st Ave
Denver, CO 80207
(303) 388-5313
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
7125 Cherry Creek Drive North
Denver, CO 80224
(720) 424-0960
Grades: 6-8
| 307 students
5290 Kitteridge St
Denver, CO 80239
(720) 424-0800
Grades: 8
| 210 students
4735 Pecos Street
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 433-6461
Grades: PK-6
| 327 students
451 South Tejon St
Denver, CO 80223
(720) 424-1260
Grades: 8
| 125 students
2330 South Sherman Street
Denver, CO 80210
(303) 744-2381
Grades: PK-5
| 133 students
6850 N. Argonne St
Denver, CO 80249
(303) 375-4911
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3532 Franklin St
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 388-4759
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2960 N Speer Blvd Building 191
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 630-0360
Grades: 9-12
| 317 students
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