Top 10 Best Garfield County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 10,892 students in Garfield County, CO. Garfield County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Garfield County, CO are Roaring Fork High School, Glenwood Springs High School and Coal Ridge High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Garfield County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Garfield County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Garfield County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Roaring Fork High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2270 Highway 133
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 384-5757
Grades: 9-12
| 384 students
Rank: #22.
Glenwood Springs High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1521 Grand Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 384-5555
Grades: 9-12
| 948 students
Rank: #33.
Coal Ridge High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
35947 Highway 6
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 625-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 562 students
Rank: #44.
Carbondale Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1505 Satank Road
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-9647
Grades: K-8
| 135 students
Rank: #55.
Bridges
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
455 South 3rd Street
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 384-5995
Grades: 9-12
| 50 students
Rank: #66.
Cactus Valley Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
222 Grand Avenue
Silt, CO 81652
(970) 665-7850
Grades: PK-4
| 430 students
Rank: #77.
Carbondale Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
180 Snowmass Drive
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 384-5700
Grades: 5-8
| 321 students
Rank: #88.
Two Rivers Community School
Charter School
Math: 33% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
195 Center Drive
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
(970) 309-3529
Grades: K-8
| 300 students
Rank: #99.
Sopris Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1150 Mount Sopris Drive
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
(970) 384-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #1010.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 East 7th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-6800
Grades: PK-4
| 422 students
Rank: #1111.
Wamsley Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
225 East 30th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7950
Grades: PK-4
| 293 students
Rank: #1212.
Riverside School
Math: 22% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
215 Alder Avenue
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 665-7800
Grades: 5-8
| 637 students
Rank: #1313.
Ross Montessori School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
109 Lewies Lane
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-7199
Grades: K-8
| 315 students
Rank: #1414.
Kathryn Senor Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Alder Avenue
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 665-7700
Grades: PK-4
| 263 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Elk Creek Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
804 West Main Street
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 665-6900
Grades: PK-4
| 249 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Rifle High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 Prefontaine Avenue
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7725
Grades: 9-12
| 764 students
Rank: #1717.
Glenwood Springs Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Soccerfield Road
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 384-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 422 students
Rank: #1818.
Crystal River Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
160 Snowmass Drive
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 384-5620
Grades: PK-4
| 455 students
Rank: #1919.
Grand Valley High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
800 Cardinal Way
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5705
Grades: 9-12
| 327 students
Rank: #2020.
Graham Mesa Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1575 Farmstead Parkway
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7500
Grades: PK-4
| 349 students
Rank: #2121.
Riverview School
Math: 20% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
228 Flying M Road
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 510-0252
Grades: PK-8
| 420 students
Rank: #2222.
Grand Valley Middle School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
0364 Siprelle Drive
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5707
Grades: 6-8
| 242 students
Rank: #2323.
Glenwood Springs Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
915 School Street
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
(970) 384-5450
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #2424.
Bea Underwood Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
0741 Tamarisk Trail
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5703
Grades: 2-5
| 359 students
Rank: #2525.
Rifle Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
753 Railroad
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7900
Grades: 5-8
| 844 students
Rank: #2626.
Yampah Mountain School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
695 Red Mountain Drive
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-9463
Grades: 6-12
| 153 students
100 East Second Street
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5702
Grades: PK-1
| 252 students
Yampah Teen Parent Program High School
Alternative School
695 Red Mountain Dr
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-9463
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Garfield County, CO

Garfield County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
600 South 3rd
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 384-5650
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
703 Railroad Ave
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 625-7895
Grades: 6-12
| 308 students
460 Stone Quarry Rd
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5701
Grades: 4-5
| 169 students
695 Red Mountain Dr
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-9546
Grades: 8-12
| 14 students

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