Top 5 Best Gunnison County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,038 students in Gunnison County, CO (there are 1 private school, serving 61 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Gunnison County, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Gunnison County, CO are Crested Butte Secondary School, Crested Butte Elementary School and Gunnison High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Gunnison County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Gunnison County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Gunnison County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Crested Butte Secondary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
818 Red Lady Avenue
Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 641-7720
Grades: 6-12
| 421 students
Rank: #22.
Crested Butte Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
818 Red Lady Avenue
Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 641-7720
Grades: K-5
| 334 students
Rank: #33.
Gunnison High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
800 West Ohio
Gunnison, CO 81230
(970) 641-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 392 students
Rank: #44.
Gunnison Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1099 North 11th
Gunnison, CO 81230
(970) 641-7710
Grades: 6-8
| 285 students
Rank: #55.
Gunnison Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1099 North 11th
Gunnison, CO 81230
(970) 641-7710
Grades: PK-5
| 533 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lake Preschool
800 North Boulevard
Gunnison, CO 81230
(970) 641-1758
Grades: PK
| 73 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Gunnison County, CO

Gunnison County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
600 North 8th
Gunnison, CO 81230
(970) 641-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 26 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Gunnison County, CO?
The top ranked public schools in Gunnison County, CO include Crested Butte Secondary School, Crested Butte Elementary School and Gunnison High School.
How many public schools are located in Gunnison County, CO?
6 public schools are located in Gunnison County, CO.
What percentage of students in Gunnison County, CO go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Gunnison County, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Gunnison County, CO?
Gunnison County, CO public schools minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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