Top 10 Best Colorado Magnet Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 29 magnet public schools serving 13,218 students in Colorado.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. 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.
Colorado magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Colorado Magnet Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Challenge School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9659 East Mississippi Avenue
Denver, CO 80231
(720) 747-2100
Grades: PK-8
| 534 students
Rank: #22.
New Emerson School At Columbus
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2660 Unaweep Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81503
(970) 254-6500
Grades: K-5
| 140 students
Rank: #33.
Lone Tree Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
9375 Heritage Hills Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 387-0253
Grades: PK-6
| 456 students
Rank: #44.
Stem Lab
Magnet School
Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11700 Irma Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-4000
Grades: K-8
| 469 students
Rank: #55.
Renaissance Expedition Learn Outward Bound School
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3960 Trailboss Lane
Castle Rock, CO 80104
(303) 387-8000
Grades: K-6
| 394 students
Rank: #66.
Colorado Stem Academy
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7281 Irving Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 429-7836
Grades: K-8
| 383 students
Rank: #77.
The Da Vinci Academy School
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(4)
1335 Bridle Oak Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 234-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #88.
Fountain International Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
925 North Glendale Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81001
(719) 549-7535
Grades: PK-3
| 391 students
Rank: #99.
North Fork School Of Integrated Studies
Magnet School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
430 Box Elder
Paonia, CO 81428
(970) 527-3639
Grades: K-6
| 46 students
Rank: #1010.
Chappelow K-8 Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 37% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2001 34th Street
Evans, CO 80620
(970) 348-1200
Grades: PK-8
| 676 students
Rank: #1111.
Mountain Vista Community School
Magnet School
Math: 34% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2550 Dorset Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
(719) 579-3400
Grades: PK-8
| 621 students
Rank: #1212.
Corwin International Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 39% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1500 Lakeview Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004
(719) 549-7400
Grades: 4-8
| 606 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
The Studio School
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10604 Grant Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-3620
Grades: K-5
| 292 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Westminster Academy For International Studies
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7482 Irving Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 428-2494
Grades: PK-7
| 270 students
Rank: #1515.
Welby Community School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 E 78th Ave
Denver, CO 80229
(303) 853-1700
Grades: PK-6
| 253 students
Rank: #1616.
Denver Center For International Studies
Magnet School
Math: 24% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
574 West 6th Ave
Denver, CO 80204
(720) 423-9000
Grades: 6-12
| 730 students
Rank: #1717.
Ross Montessori School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
109 Lewies Lane
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-7199
Grades: K-8
| 315 students
Rank: #1818.
Explore Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2410 Poze Blvd
Denver, CO 80229
(303) 853-1300
Grades: PK-6
| 422 students
Rank: #1919.
Clayton Partnership School
Magnet School
Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8970 York Street
Denver, CO 80229
(303) 853-1460
Grades: K-8
| 459 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Adventure Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7700 Delta St.
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 853-1410
Grades: PK-6
| 374 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Stem Launch
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9450 Pecos Street
Denver, CO 80260
(720) 972-5120
Grades: K-8
| 854 students
Rank: #2222.
York International
Magnet School
Math: 17% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9200 York St
Denver, CO 80229
(303) 853-1600
Grades: K-12
| 778 students
Rank: #2323.
Monterey Community School
Magnet School
Math: 19% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2210 Mcelwain Blvd
Denver, CO 80229
(303) 853-1360
Grades: PK-8
| 483 students
Rank: #2424.
Achieve Academy
Magnet School
Math: 17% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9100 Poze Blvd
Denver, CO 80229
(303) 853-1300
Grades: PK-8
| 554 students
Rank: #2525.
Meadow Community School
Magnet School
Math: 15% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9150 Monroe St
Denver, CO 80229
(303) 853-1500
Grades: PK-8
| 503 students
Rank: #2626.
Galileo School Of Math And Science
Magnet School
Math: 8% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1600 North Union Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 328-2200
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
Rank: #2727.
Carmel Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 9% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1740 Pepperwood Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
(719) 579-3210
Grades: 6-8
| 368 students
Rank: #2828.
Farrell B. Howell Ece-8 School
Magnet School
Math: 9% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14250 East Albrook Drive
Denver, CO 80239
(720) 424-2740
Grades: PK-8
| 795 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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