Top 10 Best El Paso County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 224 public schools serving 121,655 students in El Paso County, CO. El Paso County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in El Paso County, CO are The Vanguard School (High), The Classical Academy High School and Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
El Paso County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in El Paso County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best El Paso County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
The Vanguard School (High)
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: 9-12
| 305 students
Rank: #22.
The Classical Academy High School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0091
Grades: 9-12
| 653 students
Rank: #33.
Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5250 Farthing Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 576-3080
Grades: K-6
| 341 students
Rank: #44.
Cheyenne Mountain High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
1200 Cresta Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 475-6110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,264 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Edison Prep
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14550 Edison Road
Yoder, CO 80864
(719) 478-2125
Grades: 9-12
| 95 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Pikes Peak Early College
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11990 Swingline Road
Peyton, CO 80831
(719) 494-8941
Grades: 9-12
| 120 students
Rank: #77.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10095 Lexington Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 234-4800
Grades: K-5
| 603 students
Rank: #88.
Palmer Ridge High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
19255 Monument Hill Road
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 867-8600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,181 students
Rank: #99.
Broadmoor Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
440 W Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 475-6130
Grades: K-6
| 344 students
Rank: #1010.
Chipeta Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2340 Ramsgate Terrace
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
(719) 328-5500
Grades: PK-5
| 481 students
Rank: #1111.
Chinook Trail Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11795 Grand Lawn Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80924
(719) 234-5700
Grades: K-5
| 1,008 students
Rank: #1212.
Tca College Pathways
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12201 Cross Peak View
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 488-6294
Grades: 7-12
| 501 students
Rank: #1313.
The Vanguard School (middle)
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: 7-8
| 211 students
Rank: #1414.
Discovery Canyon Campus High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1810 Northgate Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 234-1800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,160 students
Rank: #1515.
Prairie Winds Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
790 King's Deer Point East
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 559-0800
Grades: PK-6
| 370 students
Rank: #1616.
James Irwin Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5525 Astrozon Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
(719) 576-8055
Grades: 9-12
| 426 students
Rank: #1717.
Pine Creek High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10750 Thunder Mountain Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
(719) 234-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,609 students
Rank: #1818.
Lewis-palmer High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1300 Higby Road
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 488-4720
Grades: 9-12
| 1,064 students
Rank: #1919.
Air Academy High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
551 North Frontage Road West
Usaf Academy, CO 80840
(719) 234-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,362 students
Rank: #2020.
Colorado Early Colleges Colorado Springs
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4405 North Chestnut St, suite
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 955-4675
Grades: 9-12
| 664 students
Rank: #2121.
Gold Camp Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1805 Preserve Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 327-2820
Grades: K-6
| 474 students
Rank: #2222.
Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1200 West Cheyenne Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 475-6120
Grades: 7-8
| 633 students
Rank: #2323.
The Classical Academy Charter
Charter School
Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0081
Grades: K-6
| 2,215 students
Rank: #2424.
Academy International Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8550 Charity Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 234-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 590 students
Rank: #2525.
Woodmen-roberts Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8365 Orchard Path Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
(719) 234-5300
Grades: PK-5
| 485 students
Rank: #2626.
Ranch Creek Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9155 Tutt Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80924
(719) 234-5500
Grades: PK-5
| 641 students
Rank: #2727.
The Vanguard School Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 56% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: K-6
| 832 students
Rank: #2828.
Discovery Canyon Campus Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1810 North Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 234-3810
Grades: PK-5
| 536 students
Rank: #2929.
Lewis-palmer Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1315 Lake Woodmoor Drive
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 488-4750
Grades: PK-6
| 428 students
Rank: #3030.
Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1810 North Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 234-1810
Grades: 6-8
| 1,022 students
Rank: #3131.
Challenger Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10215 Lexington Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 234-3000
Grades: 6-8
| 913 students
Rank: #3232.
Foothills Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
825 Allegheny Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
(719) 234-4500
Grades: K-5
| 432 students
Rank: #3333.
Manitou Springs High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
401 El Monte Place
Manitou Springs, CO 80829
(719) 685-2074
Grades: 9-12
| 448 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
James Irwin Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1801 Howard Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 302-9000
Grades: K-5
| 334 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Rockrimmon Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
194 W Mikado Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
(719) 234-5200
Grades: K-5
| 338 students
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El Paso County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
422 E Vermijo Street, Suite 21
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 570-7575
Grades: K-8
| 164 students
2883 So. Circle Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 579-4884
Grades: 10-12
| 23 students
917 East Moreno Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 328-2975
Grades: 11-12
| 213 students
702 Cragmor Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 328-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 223 students
410 Tiajuana
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 375-0241
Grades: 9-12
| 61 students
1107 N. Union
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 227-7152
Grades: K-6
| 89 students
1330 Creekside Dr
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 481-1099
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
4515 Barnes Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80917
(719) 328-6440
Grades: 9-12
| 143 students
1600 North Union Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 328-2200
Grades: 6-8
| 366 students
14550 Edison Road
Yoder, CO 80864
(719) 478-3000
Grades: 6-12
| 1 students
4220 East Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 570-7822
Grades: 6-8
| 410 students
418 Yoder Street
Calhan, CO 80808
(719) 347-3156
Grades: K-8
| 43 students
2883 South Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 635-6333
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
17050 South Peyton Hwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80928
(719) 683-2247
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
6464 Peterson Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80923
(719) 495-7360
Grades: K-8
| 747 students
1604 South Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 328-4300
Grades: K-8
| 148 students
1810 Eastlake Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
(719) 471-0684
Grades: 9-12
| 300 students
2727 North Cascade Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 328-4400
Grades: K-5
| 168 students
3302 Maizeland Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 328-3100
Grades: K-5
| 194 students
420 South Rush Road
Rush, CO 80833
(719) 478-2186
Grades: 6-8
| 77 students
420 South Rush Road
Rush, CO 80833
(719) 478-2206
Grades: PK-6
| 182 students
420 South Rush Road
Rush, CO 80833
(719) 478-2186
Grades: 6-12
| 200 students
2883 South Circle Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 579-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 45 students
2115 Afton Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 520-2701
Grades: 6-12
| 218 students
209 Leta Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3375
Grades: K-5
| 203 students
301 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 328-5040
Grades: 9-12
| 124 students
650 Pine Loop
Usaf Academy, CO 80840
(719) 234-4900
Grades: PK-6
| 149 students
3115 Larkspur
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 227-7152
Grades: K-8
| 244 students
2555 Airport Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
(719) 473-6566
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
2520 Airport Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
(719) 638-6554
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Special Programs (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
1115 North El Paso Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 520-2084
Grades: PK-12
| 179 students
924 West Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
(719) 328-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 263 students
2340 Robinson Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
(719) 635-1796
Grades: 9-12
| 35 students
2904 West Kiowa Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
(719) 328-4900
Grades: K-5
| 173 students

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