Top 10 Best Denver Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 95 public high schools serving 52,139 students in Denver, CO.
The top ranked public high schools in Denver, CO are Denver School Of The Arts, D'evelyn Junior/senior High School and Dsst: Byers High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Denver, CO public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Colorado public high school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 52% statewide average). High schools in Denver have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public high schools.
Denver, CO public high school have a Graduation Rate of 74%, which is less than the Colorado average of 82%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Career Education Center Early College, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Colorado or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public high school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Denver, CO (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Denver School Of The Arts
(Math: 64% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7111 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-1700
Grades: 6-12
| 1,090 students
Rank: #22.
D'evelyn Junior/senior High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10359 W Nassau Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 982-2600
Grades: 6-12
| 1,119 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
East High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 423-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,589 students
Rank: #55.
Green Mountain High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13175 W Green Mountain Drive
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-9500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,081 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #88.
Northfield High School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5500 Central Park Blvd
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 423-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,570 students
Rank: #99.
Lakewood High School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9700 West 8th Avenue
Denver, CO 80215
(303) 982-7085
Grades: 9-12
| 1,991 students
Rank: #1010.
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: #1111.
Longview High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13301 West 2nd Place
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-8523
Grades: 9-12
| 16 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
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: #12 - 1312. - 13.
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: #1414.
George Washington High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
655 South Monaco Pkwy
Denver, CO 80224
(720) 423-8600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,262 students
Rank: #15 - 2315. - 23.
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: #15 - 2315. - 23.
Compassion Road Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Cherokee Street
Denver, CO 80204
(720) 424-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 69 students
Rank: #15 - 2315. - 23.
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: #15 - 2315. - 23.
Global Leadership Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7480 Conifer Road
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 853-1930
Grades: 9-12
| 311 students
Rank: #15 - 2315. - 23.
Montbello Career And Technical High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4501 Airport Way
Denver, CO 80239
(720) 423-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 95 students
Rank: #15 - 2315. - 23.
Mount View Youth Services Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7862 West Mansfield Parkway
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 866-6600
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Rank: #15 - 2315. - 23.
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: #15 - 2315. - 23.
Prep Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2727 Columbine Street
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-8451
Grades: 6-12
| 43 students
Rank: #15 - 2315. - 23.
Respect Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2285 South Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80219
(720) 423-5228
Grades: 9-12
| 93 students
Rank: #2424.
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: #2525.
South High School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1700 East Louisiana Avenue
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 423-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,771 students
Rank: #2626.
Rocky Mountain School Of Expeditionary Learning
(Math: 34% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1700 South Holly Street
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 759-2076
Grades: K-12
| 393 students
Rank: #2727.
Thomas Jefferson High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3950 South Holly Street
Denver, CO 80237
(720) 423-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,374 students
Rank: #2828.
Bear Creek High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9800 West Dartmouth Place
Denver, CO 80227
(303) 982-8855
Grades: 9-12
| 1,495 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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: #3131.
Mountain Range High School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12500 Huron Street
Denver, CO 80234
(720) 972-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,808 students
Rank: #3232.
Denver School Of Innovation And Sustainable Design
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
840 E 14th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
(720) 424-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 132 students
Rank: #3333.
Jefferson County Open Secondary
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7655 West 10th Avenue
Denver, CO 80215
(303) 982-7045
Grades: 7-12
| 315 students
Rank: #3434.
Denver Center For International Studies
Magnet School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
574 West 6th Ave
Denver, CO 80204
(720) 423-9000
Grades: 6-12
| 516 students
Rank: #3535.
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
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[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Denver, Colorado

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 high schools in Denver, CO?
The top ranked public high schools in Denver, CO include Denver School Of The Arts, D'evelyn Junior/senior High School and Dsst: Byers High School.
How many public high schools are located in Denver, CO?
95 public high schools are located in Denver, CO.
What is the racial composition of students in Denver, CO?
Denver, CO public high schools minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public high schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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