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For the 2021 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 4,033 students in Montezuma County, CO. Montezuma County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Montezuma County, CO are Pleasant View Elementary School, Dolores Elementary School and Lewis-arriola Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Montezuma County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in Montezuma County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Montezuma County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Pleasant View Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    15238 County Road Cc
    Pleasant View, CO 81331
    (970) 562-4286

    Grades: K-5 | 34 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Dolores Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    12th And Hillside
    Dolores, CO 81323
    (970) 882-4688

    Grades: K-6 | 396 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Lewis-arriola Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    21434 Road U
    Cortez, CO 81321
    (970) 882-4494

    Grades: K-5 | 116 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Mancos High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    355 West Grand Avenue
    Mancos, CO 81328
    (970) 533-7746

    Grades: 9-12 | 114 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Dolores High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1301 Central Avenue
    Dolores, CO 81323
    (970) 882-7288

    Grades: 9-12 | 182 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Kemper Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    620 East Montezuma
    Cortez, CO 81321
    (970) 565-3737

    Grades: K-5 | 390 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Mesa Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    703 West 7th Street
    Cortez, CO 81321
    (970) 565-3858

    Grades: K-5 | 388 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Montezuma-cortez High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    206 West 7th Street
    Cortez, CO 81321
    (970) 565-3722

    Grades: 9-12 | 659 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Battle Rock Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11247 County Road G
    Cortez, CO 81321
    (970) 565-3237

    Grades: K-6 | 57 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Cortez Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    450 West 2nd Street
    Cortez, CO 81321
    (970) 565-7824

    Grades: 6-8 | 556 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Southwest Open Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 North Dolores Road
    Cortez, CO 81321
    (970) 565-1150

    Grades: 9-12 | 145 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Dolores Middle School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1301 Central Avenue
    Dolores, CO 81323
    (970) 882-7288

    Grades: 7-8 | 106 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Children's Kiva Montessori School Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    510 North Beech Street
    Cortez, CO 81312
    (970) 565-8586

    Grades: K-8 | 92 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Manaugh Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 East 4th Street
    Cortez, CO 81321
    (970) 565-7691

    Grades: K-5 | 249 students
  • Rank: #15-1915.- 19.510 North Beech Street
    Cortez, CO 81321
    (970) 565-3372

    Grades: PK | 98 students
  • Rank: #15-1915.- 19.131 S. Walnut Street
    Mancos, CO 81328
    (970) 394-0057

    Grades: PK | 47 students
  • Rank: #15-1915.- 19.301 Grand Avenue
    Mancos, CO 81328
    (970) 533-7744

    Grades: K-5 | 234 students
  • Rank: #15-1915.- 19.
    Mancos Middle School
    100 South Beech
    Mancos, CO 81328
    (970) 533-9143

    Grades: 6-8 | 105 students
  • Rank: #15-1915.- 19.
    Teddy Bear Preschool
    1550 Hillside Avenue
    Dolores, CO 81323
    (970) 882-7277

    Grades: PK | 65 students
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