Top 10 Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 187 public schools serving 86,568 students in Jefferson County, CO (there are 61 private schools, serving 8,864 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Jefferson County, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, CO are Dennison Elementary School, Evergreen High School and Parmalee Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jefferson County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Jefferson County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dennison Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
401 Independence Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-6382
Grades: K-6
| 609 students
Rank: #22.
Evergreen High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
29300 Buffalo Road
Evergreen, CO 80439
(303) 982-5140
Grades: 9-12
| 975 students
Rank: #33.
Parmalee Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4460 S Parmalee Gulch
Indian Hills, CO 80454
(303) 982-8014
Grades: K-5
| 261 students
Rank: #44.
Kyffin Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
205 North Flora Way
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-5760
Grades: PK-5
| 472 students
Rank: #55.
Devinny Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1725 South Wright Street
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-9200
Grades: K-5
| 466 students
Rank: #66.
D'evelyn Junior/senior High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10359 W Nassau Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 982-2600
Grades: 6-12
| 1,119 students
Rank: #77.
Bergen Valley Intermediate School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1422 Sugarbush Drive
Evergreen, CO 80439
(303) 982-4964
Grades: 3-5
| 226 students
Rank: #88.
Fairmount Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15975 West 50th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403
(303) 982-5422
Grades: K-5
| 592 students
Rank: #99.
Ralston Elementary School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
25856 Columbine Glen
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-4386
Grades: K-5
| 252 students
Rank: #1010.
Chatfield High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7227 South Simms Street
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 982-3670
Grades: 9-12
| 1,790 students
Rank: #1111.
West Woods Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16650 West 72nd Avenue
Arvada, CO 80007
(303) 982-5649
Grades: K-5
| 540 students
Rank: #1212.
Ralston Valley Senior High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13355 West 80th Avenue
Arvada, CO 80005
(303) 982-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,813 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Bradford K8 South
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 White Oak Drive
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 982-3480
Grades: K-4
| 402 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Conifer Senior High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10441 County Highway 73
Conifer, CO 80433
(303) 982-5255
Grades: 9-12
| 815 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Red Rocks Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17199 Highway 74
Morrison, CO 80465
(303) 982-8063
Grades: PK-5
| 265 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Wilder Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4300 West Ponds Circle
Littleton, CO 80123
(303) 347-4750
Grades: PK-5
| 631 students
Rank: #1717.
Manning Options School
Math: 60% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13200 West 32nd Place
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-6340
Grades: 6-8
| 678 students
Rank: #1818.
Mitchell Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
200 Rubey Drive
Golden, CO 80403
(303) 982-5874
Grades: K-5
| 531 students
Rank: #1919.
Gilpin County Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10595 Highway 119
Golden, CO 80403
(303) 582-3444
Grades: PK-5
| 203 students
Rank: #2020.
Golden High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
701 24th Street
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,363 students
Rank: #2121.
Wilmot Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5124 South Hatch Drive
Evergreen, CO 80439
(303) 982-5370
Grades: PK-5
| 289 students
Rank: #2222.
Meiklejohn Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13405 W 83rd Pl
Arvada, CO 80005
(303) 982-5695
Grades: PK-5
| 469 students
Rank: #2323.
Shaffer Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7961 S Sangre De Cristo Road
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 982-3901
Grades: PK-5
| 514 students
Rank: #2424.
Prospect Valley Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3400 Pierson Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-7535
Grades: K-5
| 414 students
Rank: #2525.
Van Arsdale Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7535 Alkire Street
Arvada, CO 80005
(303) 982-1080
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #2626.
Dakota Ridge Senior High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13399 West Coal Mine Avenue
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 982-1970
Grades: 9-12
| 1,344 students
Rank: #2727.
Westridge Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10785 West Alamo Place
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 982-3975
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #2828.
Columbine High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6201 South Pierce Street
Littleton, CO 80123
(303) 982-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,707 students
Rank: #2929.
Warder Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7840 Carr Drive
Arvada, CO 80005
(303) 982-0950
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
Rank: #3030.
Evergreen Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2059 Hiwan Drive
Evergreen, CO 80439
(303) 982-5020
Grades: 6-8
| 588 students
Rank: #3131.
Rooney Ranch Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2200 South Coors Street
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-9620
Grades: K-5
| 469 students
Rank: #3232.
Golden View Classical Academy
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
601 Corporate Circle
Golden, CO 80401
(720) 598-6700
Grades: K-12
| 726 students
Rank: #3333.
Bradford K8 North
Math: 43% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2 Woodruff
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 982-4882
Grades: 5-8
| 315 students
Rank: #3434.
Lakewood High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9700 West 8th Avenue
Denver, CO 80215
(303) 982-7085
Grades: 9-12
| 1,991 students
Rank: #3535.
Green Mountain High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13175 W Green Mountain Drive
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-9500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,081 students
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Jefferson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5900 Oak Street
Arvada, CO 80004
(303) 982-1165
Grades: PK-5
| 129 students
5751 Balsam St
Arvada, CO 80002
(303) 982-1240
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
2 Woodruff
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 982-3434
Grades: 4-6
| 365 students
1 White Oak Drive
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 982-4860
Grades: K-3
| 449 students
7700 West Woodard Drive
Denver, CO 80227
(303) 982-6722
Grades: K-12
| 213 students
3005 South Golden Way
Denver, CO 80227
(303) 802-4130
Grades: 6-8
| 166 students
165 S. Union Blvd #777
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 255-4650
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
5280 West Ohio Ave
Denver, CO 80232
(303) 982-8790
Grades: PK
| n/a students
10595 Highway 119
Golden, CO 80403
(303) 582-9975
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students
10595 Highway 119
Golden, CO 80403
(303) 582-3444
Grades: 1-3
| 15 students
3005 South Golden Way
Denver, CO 80227
(720) 423-9560
Grades: 8
| 183 students
13600 W. 2nd Place
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-2600
Grades: K-12
| 63 students
1829 Denver West Drive
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-6770
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
1829 Denver West Drive
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-6770
Grades: K-6
| 34 students
7655 West 10th Avenue
Denver, CO 80215
(303) 982-7027
Grades: 7-8
| 95 students
13950 West 20th Avenue
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-5928
Grades: PK
| 40 students
1005 Wadsworth Boulevard
Denver, CO 80215
(303) 232-4448
Grades: K-12
| 14 students
6625 West 45th Place
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-1877
Grades: PK-6
| 240 students
13600 West 2nd Place
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-7462
Grades: 8-12
| 97 students
110 South Cody Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 232-4448
Grades: K-12
| 14 students
10801 West 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-1740
Grades: PK
| 60 students
1275 South Teller Street
Denver, CO 80232
(303) 982-8370
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
15920 West 10th Avenue
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-5921
Grades: PK-6
| 275 students
5150 Allison St
Arvada, CO 80002
(303) 982-2145
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
2001 Hoyt Street
Denver, CO 80215
(303) 982-5995
Grades: 7-12
| 35 students
13300 West 2nd Place
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-8600
Grades: PK
| 29 students
7101 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-2833
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
7101 West 38th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-2833
Grades: 7-8
| 352 students
9050 Field St
Broomfield, CO 80021
(303) 982-1075
Grades: K-6
| 291 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, CO?
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, CO include Dennison Elementary School, Evergreen High School and Parmalee Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Jefferson County, CO?
187 public schools are located in Jefferson County, CO.
What percentage of students in Jefferson County, CO go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in Jefferson County, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Jefferson County, CO?
Jefferson County, CO public schools minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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