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For the 2021 school year, there are 226 public schools serving 121,784 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), Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School and The Classical Academy High 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 36% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 44% 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).

Top El Paso County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    The Vanguard School (High) Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1832 South Wahsatch
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 471-1999

    Grades: 9-12 | 305 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5250 Farthing Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 576-3080

    Grades: K-6 | 341 students
  • Rank: #33.
    The Classical Academy High School Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    975 Stout Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80921
    (719) 484-0091

    Grades: 9-12 | 653 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Broadmoor Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    440 W Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 475-6130

    Grades: K-6 | 344 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Mountain View Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10095 Lexington Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719) 234-4800

    Grades: K-5 | 603 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Chipeta Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2340 Ramsgate Terrace
    Colorado Springs, CO 80919
    (719) 328-5500

    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1200 West Cheyenne Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 475-6120

    Grades: 7-8 | 633 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Cheyenne Mountain High School Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1200 Cresta Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 475-6110

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,264 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Prairie Winds Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    790 King's Deer Point East
    Monument, CO 80132
    (719) 559-0800

    Grades: PK-6 | 370 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Chinook Trail Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11795 Grand Lawn Circle
    Colorado Springs, CO 80924
    (719) 234-5700

    Grades: K-5 | 1,008 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Tca College Pathways Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    12201 Cross Peak View
    Colorado Springs, CO 80921
    (719) 488-6294

    Grades: 7-12 | 501 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Palmer Ridge High School Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    19255 Monument Hill Road
    Monument, CO 80132
    (719) 867-8600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,181 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Woodmen-roberts Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8365 Orchard Path Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80919
    (719) 234-5300

    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Thomas Maclaren State Charter School Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1702 N Murray Blvd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80915
    (719) 313-4488

    Grades: 6-12 | 481 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    The Vanguard School Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1832 South Wahsatch
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 471-1999

    Grades: K-6 | 832 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Academy For Advanced And Creative Learning Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2510 North Chestnut Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80907
    (719) 434-6566

    Grades: K-8 | 301 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Soaring Eagles Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4710 Harrier Ridge Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80916
    (719) 540-4000

    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Academy International Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8550 Charity Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719) 234-4000

    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Gold Camp Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1805 Preserve Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 327-2820

    Grades: K-6 | 474 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    The Classical Academy Charter Charter School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    975 Stout Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80921
    (719) 484-0081

    Grades: K-6 | 2,215 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Colorado Springs Early Colleges Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4405 North Chestnut St
    Colorado Springs, CO 80907
    (719) 955-4675

    Grades: 9-12 | 664 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Rockrimmon Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    194 W Mikado Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80919
    (719) 234-5200

    Grades: K-5 | 338 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Pine Creek High School Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10750 Thunder Mountain Avenue
    Colorado Springs, CO 80908
    (719) 234-2600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,609 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Challenger Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10215 Lexington Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719) 234-3000

    Grades: 6-8 | 913 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Discovery Canyon Campus High School Math: 55% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1810 Northgate Boulevard
    Colorado Springs, CO 80921
    (719) 234-1800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,160 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    The Vanguard School (middle) Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1832 South Wahsatch
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 471-1999

    Grades: 7-8 | 211 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    James Irwin Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1626 S Murray Boulevard
    Colorado Springs, CO 80916
    (719) 302-9000

    Grades: K-5 | 537 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Lewis-palmer Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1315 Lake Woodmoor Drive
    Monument, CO 80132
    (719) 488-4750

    Grades: PK-6 | 428 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Springs Ranch Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4350 Centerville Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80922
    (719) 494-8600

    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Lewis-palmer Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1776 Woodmoor Drive
    Monument, CO 80132
    (719) 488-4776

    Grades: 7-8 | 882 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1810 North Gate Blvd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80921
    (719) 234-1810

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,022 student
  • Rank: #3232.
    Lewis-palmer High School Math: 57% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1300 Higby Road
    Monument, CO 80132
    (719) 488-4720

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,064 student
  • Rank: #3333.
    Douglass Valley Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4610 Douglass Drive
    Usaf Academy, CO 80840
    (719) 234-4200

    Grades: K-5 | 339 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Bear Creek Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1330 Creekside Drive
    Monument, CO 80132
    (719) 488-4770

    Grades: PK-6 | 987 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Discovery Canyon Campus Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1810 North Gate Blvd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80921
    (719) 234-3810

    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
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