Top 10 Best 80205 Colorado Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 3,894 students in 80205, CO (there are 6 private schools, serving 715 private students). 84% of all K-12 students in 80205, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in 80205, CO are Polaris Elementary School, International Of Denver At Harrington and Columbine Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 80205 have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in 80205, CO have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best 80205, CO Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Polaris Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
410 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-7860
Grades: 1-5
| 330 students
Rank: #22.
International Of Denver At Harrington
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2401 East 37th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-6420
Grades: PK-5
| 167 students
Rank: #33.
Columbine Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2540 East 29th Ave
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-8510
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #44.
Dsst: Cole High School
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3240 Humboldt Street
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 524-6354
Grades: 9-12
| 357 students
Rank: #55.
Whittier Ece-8 School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2480 Downing Street
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-3040
Grades: PK-8
| 223 students
Rank: #66.
Riseup Community School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2342 Broadway St
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 292-1018
Grades: 9-12
| 97 students
Rank: #77.
Cole Arts And Science Academy
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 E 33rd Ave
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 423-9120
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Manual High School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 East 28th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 423-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 313 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Wyatt Academy
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3620 Franklin Street
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 292-5515
Grades: K-5
| 179 students
Rank: #1010.
University Prep - Steele St.
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3230 East 38th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 329-8412
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #1111.
Prep Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2727 Columbine Street
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-8451
Grades: 6-12
| 43 students
Rank: #1212.
University Prep - Arapahoe St.
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2409 Arapahoe Street
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 292-0463
Grades: K-5
| 303 students
Rank: #1313.
Dsst: Cole Middle School
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3240 Humboldt Street
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 524-6354
Grades: 6-8
| 262 students
Rank: #1414.
Bruce Randolph School
(Math: 3% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3955 Steele Street
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-1080
Grades: 6-12
| 731 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gilliam School
Alternative School
2844 Downing
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 294-8930
Grades: 5-12
| 22 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 80205 Colorado

80205, Colorado Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1700 East 28th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 391-6330
Grades: 9-12
| 311 students
2900 Richard Allen Court
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-9530
Grades: PK-5
| 160 students
3240 Humboldt Street, 3rd Floo
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 293-2653
Grades: 7-8
| 115 students
410 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 295-7869
Grades: PK-6
| 122 students
2949 California Street
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-7140
Grades: PK-6
| 202 students
1700 East 28th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 391-6350
Grades: 9-12
| 246 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
3532 Franklin St
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 388-4759
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2900 Richard Allen Ct 80205
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 893-0805
Grades: 9-12
| 133 students
3620 Franklin Street
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 292-5515
Grades: 6-8
| 151 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 80205, CO?
How many public schools are located in 80205, CO?
15 public schools are located in 80205, CO.
What percentage of students in 80205, CO go to public school?
84% of all K-12 students in 80205, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in 80205, CO?
80205, CO public schools minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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