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For the 2021 school year, there are 28 magnet public schools in Colorado, serving 12,903 students.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. Colorado magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 44% statewide average).
The top ranked magnet public schools in Colorado are Challenge School, New Emerson School At Columbus and Lone Tree Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado public school average of 17:1.

Top Colorado Magnet Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Challenge School Magnet School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    9659 East Mississippi Avenue
    Denver, CO 80231
    (720) 747-2100

    Grades: PK-8 | 534 students
  • New Emerson School At Columbus Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2660 Unaweep Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970) 254-6500

    Grades: K-5 | 140 students
  • Lone Tree Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9375 Heritage Hills Circle
    Lone Tree, CO 80124
    (303) 387-0253

    Grades: PK-6 | 456 students
  • Stem Lab Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11700 Irma Drive
    Denver, CO 80233
    (720) 972-4000

    Grades: K-8 | 469 students
  • Fountain International Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    925 North Glendale Avenue
    Pueblo, CO 81001
    (719) 549-7535

    Grades: PK-3 | 391 students
  • Colorado Stem Academy Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7281 Irving Street
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (303) 429-7836

    Grades: K-8 | 383 students
  • Renaissance Expedition Learn Outward Bound School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3960 Trailboss Lane
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    (303) 387-8000

    Grades: K-6 | 394 students
  • Corwin International Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1500 Lakeview Avenue
    Pueblo, CO 81004
    (719) 549-7400

    Grades: 4-8 | 606 students
  • The Da Vinci Academy School Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1335 Bridle Oak Lane
    Colorado Springs, CO 80921
    (719) 234-5400

    Grades: PK-5 | 484 students
  • North Fork School Of Integrated Studies Magnet School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    430 Box Elder
    Paonia, CO 81428
    (970) 527-3639

    Grades: K-6 | 46 students
  • Chappelow K-8 Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2001 34th Street
    Evans, CO 80620
    (970) 348-1200

    Grades: PK-8 | 676 students
  • Welby Community School Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1200 E 78th Ave
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1700

    Grades: PK-6 | 253 students
  • Mountain Vista Community School Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2550 Dorset Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80910
    (719) 579-3400

    Grades: PK-8 | 621 students
  • Denver Center For International Studies Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    574 West 6th Ave
    Denver, CO 80204
    (720) 423-9000

    Grades: 6-12 | 730 students
  • The Studio School Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10604 Grant Drive
    Denver, CO 80233
    (720) 972-3620

    Grades: K-5 | 292 students
  • Westminster Academy For International Studies Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7482 Irving Street
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (303) 428-2494

    Grades: PK-7 | 270 students
  • Clayton Partnership School Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8970 York Street
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1460

    Grades: K-8 | 459 students
  • Stem Launch Magnet School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9450 Pecos Street
    Denver, CO 80260
    (720) 972-5120

    Grades: K-8 | 854 students
  • York International Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9200 York St
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1600

    Grades: K-12 | 778 students
  • Adventure Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7700 Delta St.
    Denver, CO 80221
    (303) 853-1410

    Grades: PK-6 | 374 students
  • Monterey Community School Magnet School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2210 Mcelwain Blvd
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1360

    Grades: PK-8 | 483 students
  • Meadow Community School Magnet School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9150 Monroe St
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1500

    Grades: PK-8 | 503 students
  • Achieve Academy Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9100 Poze Blvd
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1300

    Grades: PK-8 | 554 students
  • Explore Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2410 Poze Blvd
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1300

    Grades: PK-6 | 422 students
  • Farrell B. Howell Ece-8 School Magnet School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    14250 East Albrook Drive
    Denver, CO 80239
    (720) 424-2740

    Grades: PK-8 | 795 students
  • Carmel Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 6% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1740 Pepperwood Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80910
    (719) 579-3210

    Grades: 6-8 | 368 students
  • Galileo School Of Math And Science Magnet School
    Math: 9% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 North Union Blvd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-2200

    Grades: 6-8 | 511 students
  • North Valley School For Young Adults Magnet School
    8990 York St
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1790

    Grades: 9-12 | 57 students
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