Top 10 Best Garfield County Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public elementary schools serving 7,371 students in Garfield County, CO.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Garfield County, CO are Two Rivers Community School, Marble Charter School and Carbondale Community Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Garfield County, CO public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Colorado public elementary school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 43% statewide average). Elementary schools in Garfield County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public elementary school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Garfield County Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Two Rivers Community School
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
195 Center Drive
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
(970) 384-4488
Grades: K-8
| 392 students
Rank: #22.
Marble Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
412 West Main Street
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-9550
Grades: K-10
| 42 students
Rank: #33.
Carbondale Community Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1505 Satank Road
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-9647
Grades: K-8
| 135 students
Rank: #44.
Carbondale Middle School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
180 Snowmass Drive
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 384-5700
Grades: 5-8
| 348 students
Rank: #55.
Sopris Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1150 Mount Sopris Drive
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
(970) 384-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 345 students
Rank: #66.
Ross Montessori School
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
109 Lewies Lane
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-7199
Grades: K-8
| 310 students
Rank: #77.
Cactus Valley Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
222 Grand Avenue
Silt, CO 81652
(970) 665-7850
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #88.
Riverside School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
215 Alder Avenue
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 665-7800
Grades: 6-8
| 474 students
Rank: #99.
Elk Creek Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
804 West Main Street
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 665-6900
Grades: PK-5
| 250 students
Rank: #1010.
Riverview School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
228 Flying M Road
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 510-0252
Grades: PK-8
| 364 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Graham Mesa Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1575 Farmstead Parkway
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Kathryn Senor Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Alder Avenue
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 665-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 288 students
Rank: #1313.
Glenwood Springs Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Soccerfield Road
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 384-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 422 students
Rank: #1414.
Grand Valley Middle School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
0364 Siprelle Drive
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5707
Grades: 6-8
| 267 students
Rank: #1515.
Bea Underwood Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
0741 Tamarisk Trail
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5703
Grades: 2-5
| 355 students
Rank: #1616.
Highland Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 East 7th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-6800
Grades: PK-5
| 463 students
Rank: #1717.
Wamsley Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
225 East 30th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7950
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #1818.
Rifle Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
753 Railroad
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 633 students
Rank: #1919.
Crystal River Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
160 Snowmass Drive
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 384-5620
Grades: PK-4
| 374 students
Rank: #2020.
Glenwood Springs Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
915 School Street
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
(970) 384-5450
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: n/an/a
100 East Second Street
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5702
Grades: PK-1
| 223 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
695 Red Mountain Dr
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-9463
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Garfield County, CO?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Garfield County, CO include Two Rivers Community School, Marble Charter School and Carbondale Community Charter School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Garfield County, CO?
21 public elementary schools are located in Garfield County, CO.
What is the racial composition of students in Garfield County, CO?
Garfield County, CO public elementary schools minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public elementary schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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