Top 10 Best 80226 Colorado Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 3,449 students in 80226, CO (there are 3 private schools, serving 245 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in 80226, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in 80226, CO are Dennison Elementary School, Brady Exploration School and Great Work Montessori. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 80226 have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in 80226, CO have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best 80226, CO Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dennison Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
401 Independence Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-6382
Grades: K-6
| 609 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
Brady Exploration School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5220 W. Ohio Avenue
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-6722
Grades: 9-12
| 212 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
Great Work Montessori
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5300 West Center Avenue
Denver, CO 80226
(720) 588-2207
Grades: PK-7
| 237 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
Miller Special Education
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Kipling Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-7200
Grades: PK-12
| 100 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
New America School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5806 W Alameda Ave
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 894-3171
Grades: 9-12
| 113 students
Rank: #66.
Glennon Heights Elementary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11025 West Glennon Drive
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-8240
Grades: K-5
| 156 students
Rank: #77.
Creighton Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
75 Independence Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-6282
Grades: 6-8
| 780 students
Rank: #88.
South Lakewood Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8425 West 1st Avenue
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-7325
Grades: K-5
| 324 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Belmar School Of Integrated Arts
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
885 South Garrison Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-8220
Grades: K-5
| 211 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Rose Stein International Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
80 South Teller Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-6479
Grades: PK-6
| 273 students
Rank: #1111.
Deane Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
580 South Harlan Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-9655
Grades: K-6
| 305 students
Rank: n/an/a
Jeffco Transition Services School
Alternative School
10 Reed Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-6710
Grades: 11-12
| 129 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 80226 Colorado

80226, Colorado Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
110 South Cody Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 232-4448
Grades: K-12
| 14 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 80226, CO?
The top ranked public schools in 80226, CO include Dennison Elementary School, Brady Exploration School and Great Work Montessori.
How many public schools are located in 80226, CO?
12 public schools are located in 80226, CO.
What percentage of students in 80226, CO go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in 80226, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in 80226, CO?
80226, CO public schools minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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