Top 5 Best Garfield County Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public high schools serving 3,299 students in Garfield County, CO.
The top ranked public high schools in Garfield County, CO are Glenwood Springs High School, Roaring Fork 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 high schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Colorado public high school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 57% statewide average). High schools in Garfield County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Colorado public high schools.
Garfield County, CO public high school have a Graduation Rate of 84%, which is more than the Colorado average of 81%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Roaring Fork High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Colorado or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public high school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Garfield County Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Glenwood Springs High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1521 Grand Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 384-5555
Grades: 9-12
| 1,015 students
Rank: #22.
Roaring Fork High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2270 Highway 133
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 384-5757
Grades: 9-12
| 385 students
Rank: #33.
Coal Ridge High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
35947 Highway 6
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 625-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 498 students
Rank: #44.
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: #55.
Bridges
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
455 South 3rd Street
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 384-5995
Grades: 9-12
| 86 students
Rank: #66.
Rifle High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 Prefontaine Ave
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7725
Grades: 9-12
| 778 students
Rank: #77.
Grand Valley High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Cardinal Way
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5705
Grades: 9-12
| 326 students
Rank: #88.
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: 9-12
| 169 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 high schools in Garfield County, CO?
The top ranked public high schools in Garfield County, CO include Glenwood Springs High School, Roaring Fork High School and Coal Ridge High School.
How many public high schools are located in Garfield County, CO?
8 public high schools are located in Garfield County, CO.
What is the racial composition of students in Garfield County, CO?
Garfield County, CO public high schools minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public high schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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