Top 10 Best Denver Public Charter Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 75 public charter schools serving 30,261 students in Denver, CO.
The top ranked public charter schools in Denver, CO are Dsst: Byers High School, Denver Language School and Dsst: Conservatory Green High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Denver, CO public charter schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Colorado public charter school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 47% statewide average). Charter schools in Denver have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public charter schools.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public charter school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Charter Schools in Denver, CO (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dsst: Byers High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
150 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 524-6350
Grades: 9-12
| 557 students
Rank: #22.
Denver Language School
Charter School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
451 Newport Street
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 557-0852
Grades: K-8
| 885 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Dsst: Conservatory Green High School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5590 N Central Park Blvd #4
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 802-4127
Grades: 9-12
| 576 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Dsst: Green Valley Ranch High School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4800 Telluride Street #2
Denver, CO 80249
(303) 524-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 565 students
Rank: #55.
Addenbrooke Classical Academy
Charter School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3940 S Teller Street
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 989-1336
Grades: 9-12
| 184 students
Rank: #66.
Dsst: Byers Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 S Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 524-6350
Grades: 6-8
| 476 students
Rank: #77.
Highline Southeast
Charter School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2170 South Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 759-7808
Grades: K-8
| 528 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Astravo Online High School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
165 South Union Blvd Suite 777
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 822-5292
Grades: 9-12
| 1,564 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Colorado Virtual High School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
165 S. Union Blvd #777
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 255-4650
Grades: 9-12
| 369 students
Rank: #10 - 1410. - 14.
Colorado High School Charter - Ges
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3093 E 42nd Ave
Denver, CO 80216
(720) 524-8664
Grades: 9-12
| 146 students
Rank: #10 - 1410. - 14.
Colorado Virtual Academy
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
165 S. Union Blvd #777
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 255-4650
Grades: K-6
| 454 students
Rank: #10 - 1410. - 14.
Colorado Virtual Middle School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
165 S. Union Blvd
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 255-4650
Grades: 7-8
| 125 students
Rank: #10 - 1410. - 14.
Denver Justice High School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 E. 9th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 480-5610
Grades: 9-12
| 131 students
Rank: #10 - 1410. - 14.
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: #1515.
Colorado Online High School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
165 S. Union Blvd #777
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 255-4650
Grades: 9-12
| 513 students
Rank: #1616.
French American School Of Denver
Charter School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2280 E 16th Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 506-4589
Grades: K-3
| 97 students
Rank: #1717.
Odyssey School Of Denver
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6550 East 21st Avenue
Denver, CO 80207
(303) 316-3944
Grades: K-8
| 278 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Dsst: College View High School
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3111 West Dartmouth Avenue
Denver, CO 80236
(303) 524-6320
Grades: 9-12
| 581 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Dsst: Montview High School
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2000 Valentia Street
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 320-5570
Grades: 9-12
| 570 students
Rank: #2020.
Downtown Denver Expeditionary School
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1860 Lincoln St
Denver, CO 80203
(720) 424-2350
Grades: K-5
| 274 students
Rank: #2121.
Rocky Mountain Prep: Creekside
Charter School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7808 Cherry Creek South Dr #3-
Denver, CO 80231
(720) 863-8920
Grades: PK-5
| 581 students
Rank: #2222.
Global Village - Northglenn
Charter School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
555 West 112th Avenue
Denver, CO 80234
(303) 446-7100
Grades: K-8
| 852 students
Rank: #2323.
Addenbrooke Classical Grammar School
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7114 West Jefferson Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 986-5791
Grades: PK-8
| 635 students
Rank: #2424.
Colorado Skies Academy
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13025 Wings Way
Denver, CO 80230
(303) 900-4086
Grades: 6-8
| 214 students
Rank: #2525.
Girls Athletic Leadership School Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
750 Galapago St.
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 282-6437
Grades: 6-8
| 227 students
Rank: #2626.
Dsst: Green Valley Ranch Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4800 Telluride Street Building
Denver, CO 80249
(303) 524-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 479 students
Rank: #2727.
5280 High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 W Mississippi Ave
Denver, CO 80223
(720) 919-1056
Grades: 9-12
| 114 students
Rank: #2828.
Dsst: Montview Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Valentia Street
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 320-5570
Grades: 6-8
| 475 students
Rank: #2929.
Dsst: Conservatory Green Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8499 East Stoll Place
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 802-4120
Grades: 6-8
| 447 students
Rank: #3030.
Rocky Mountain Prep: Berkeley
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3752 Tennyson Street
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 464-3550
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #3131.
Astravo Online Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
165 South Union Blvd Suite 777
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 822-5292
Grades: PK-5
| 679 students
Rank: #3232.
Dsst: College View Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3111 W Dartmouth Ave
Denver, CO 80236
(303) 524-6320
Grades: 6-8
| 484 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Dsst: Cole High School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3240 Humboldt Street
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 524-6354
Grades: 9-12
| 357 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Kipp Northeast Denver Leadership Academy
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
18250 East 51st Avenue
Denver, CO 80249
(720) 452-2570
Grades: 9-12
| 565 students
Rank: #3535.
Kipp Denver Collegiate High School
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
451 South Tejon Street
Denver, CO 80223
(303) 922-5324
Grades: 9-12
| 488 students
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Denver, Colorado Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Ace Community Challenge School (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
948 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 436-9588
Grades: 8-10
| 181 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
3120 Irving Street
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 688-3842
Grades: 6-8
| n/a 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
3333 Holly St
Denver, CO 80207
(720) 575-0067
Grades: 9-10
| 143 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
3005 South Golden Way
Denver, CO 80227
(303) 802-4130
Grades: 6-8
| 166 students
3001 South Federal Boulevard
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 935-5473
Grades: 12
| n/a students
410 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 295-7869
Grades: PK-6
| 122 students
165 S. Union Blvd #777
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 255-4650
Grades: K-5
| n/a 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
1740 Jordan Drive
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-1330
Grades: PK-5
| n/a 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
3005 South Golden Way
Denver, CO 80227
(720) 423-9560
Grades: 8
| 183 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
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public charter schools in Denver, CO?
The top ranked public charter schools in Denver, CO include Dsst: Byers High School, Denver Language School and Dsst: Conservatory Green High School.
How many public charter schools are located in Denver, CO?
75 public charter schools are located in Denver, CO.
What is the racial composition of students in Denver, CO?
Denver, CO public charter schools minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public charter schools average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

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