Top 10 Best Garfield County Public Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public preschools serving 4,047 students in Garfield County, CO.
The top ranked public preschools in Garfield County, CO are Sopris Elementary School, Cactus Valley Elementary School and Elk Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Garfield County, CO public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Colorado public pre school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 42% statewide average). Pre schools in Garfield County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public preschool average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Best Garfield County Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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
741 Tamarisk Trail
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5700
Grades: PK
| 54 students
Rank: n/an/a
100 East Second Street
Parachute, CO 81635
(970) 285-5702
Grades: PK-1
| 223 students
Rank: n/an/a
695 Red Mt Drive
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 948-3581
Grades: PK
| 0 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 preschools in Garfield County, CO?
The top ranked public preschools in Garfield County, CO include Sopris Elementary School, Cactus Valley Elementary School and Elk Creek Elementary School.
How many public preschools are located in Garfield County, CO?
13 public preschools are located in Garfield County, CO.
What is the racial composition of students in Garfield County, CO?
Garfield County, CO public preschools minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public preschools average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

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