Top 10 Best El Paso County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 247 public schools serving 118,477 students in El Paso County, CO (there are 53 private schools, serving 6,839 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in El Paso County, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in El Paso County, CO are Cheyenne Mountain High School, The Classical 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 30% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in El Paso County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best El Paso County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cheyenne Mountain High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1200 Cresta Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 475-6110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,261 students
Rank: #22.
The Classical High School
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0091
Grades: 9-12
| 552 students
Rank: #33.
Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5250 Farthing Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 576-3080
Grades: K-6
| 321 students
Rank: #44.
Tca College Pathways
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12201 Cross Peak View
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 488-6294
Grades: 7-12
| 461 students
Rank: #55.
Palmer Ridge High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
19255 Monument Hill Road
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 867-8600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,206 students
Rank: #66.
Chinook Trail Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11795 Grand Lawn Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80924
(719) 234-5700
Grades: K-5
| 622 students
Rank: #77.
Prairie Winds Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
790 King's Deer Point East
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 559-0800
Grades: PK-6
| 335 students
Rank: #88.
Discovery Canyon Campus High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1810 Northgate Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 234-1800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,123 students
Rank: #99.
Lewis-palmer Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1315 Lake Woodmoor Drive
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 488-4750
Grades: PK-6
| 403 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Gold Camp Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1805 Preserve Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 327-2820
Grades: K-6
| 479 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Lewis-palmer High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1300 Higby Road
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 488-4720
Grades: 9-12
| 1,151 students
Rank: #1212.
Broadmoor Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
440 W Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 475-6130
Grades: K-6
| 323 students
Rank: #1313.
The Classical Charter
Charter School
Math: 59% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0081
Grades: K-6
| 1,853 students
Rank: #1414.
Pine Creek High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10750 Thunder Mountain Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
(719) 234-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,808 students
Rank: #1515.
Pinon Valley Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6205 Farthing Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 527-0300
Grades: K-6
| 297 students
Rank: #1616.
Manitou Springs High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
401 El Monte Place
Manitou Springs, CO 80829
(719) 685-2074
Grades: 9-12
| 465 students
Rank: #1717.
Chipeta Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2340 Ramsgate Terrace
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
(719) 328-5500
Grades: PK-5
| 423 students
Rank: #1818.
Air High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
551 North Frontage Road West
Usaf Academy, CO 80840
(719) 234-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,351 students
Rank: #1919.
Ray E Kilmer Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4285 Walker Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
(719) 488-4740
Grades: PK-6
| 377 students
Rank: #2020.
Discovery Canyon Campus Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1810 North Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 234-3810
Grades: PK-5
| 522 students
Rank: #2121.
Steele Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1720 North Weber Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 328-4700
Grades: K-5
| 245 students
Rank: #2222.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10095 Lexington Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 234-4800
Grades: K-5
| 558 students
Rank: #2323.
Bear Creek Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1330 Creekside Drive
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 488-4770
Grades: PK-6
| 798 students
Rank: #2424.
Rockrimmon Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
194 W Mikado Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
(719) 234-5200
Grades: K-5
| 354 students
Rank: #2525.
Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1200 West Cheyenne Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 475-6120
Grades: 7-8
| 557 students
Rank: #2626.
Liberty High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8720 Scarborough Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 234-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,665 students
Rank: #2727.
Woodmen Hills Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8308 Del Rio Road
Peyton, CO 80831
(719) 495-5500
Grades: PK-5
| 611 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Colorado Springs Early Colleges
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4405 North Chestnut St Suite D
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 955-4675
Grades: 6-12
| 641 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
James Irwin Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5525 Astrozon Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
(719) 576-8055
Grades: 9-12
| 416 students
Rank: #3030.
Academy International Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8550 Charity Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 234-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #3131.
Odyssey Early College And Career Options
Alternative School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2115 Afton Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 328-3009
Grades: 9-12
| 304 students
Rank: #3232.
Stratton Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2460 Paseo Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 328-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #3333.
Village High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1110 Chapel Hills Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80924
(719) 234-1970
Grades: 9-12
| 408 students
Rank: #3434.
Explorer Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4190 Bardot Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 234-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 494 students
Rank: #3535.
Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1810 North Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 234-1810
Grades: 6-8
| 761 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
800 Bulldog Drive
Calhan, CO 80808
(719) 347-2766
Grades: 6-8
| n/a 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
| 18 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
1604 South Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 328-4300
Grades: K-8
| 148 students
3115 Larkspur Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 203-6128
Grades: 9-12
| 58 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
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
525 East Costilla Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 570-7575
Grades: K-12
| 329 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 2021)
Special Education School
1115 North El Paso Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 520-2084
Grades: PK-12
| 179 students
3190 East Las Vegas
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 390-2766
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
3190 East Las Vegas
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(303) 866-6600
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: K-6
| 1,060 students
1355 Kelly Johnson
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 234-1970
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in El Paso County, CO?
The top ranked public schools in El Paso County, CO include Cheyenne Mountain High School, The Classical High School and Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in El Paso County, CO?
247 public schools are located in El Paso County, CO.
What percentage of students in El Paso County, CO go to public school?
95% of all K-12 students in El Paso County, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in El Paso County, CO?
El Paso County, CO public schools minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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