Top 10 Best Montrose Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 5,078 students in Montrose, CO (there are 4 private schools, serving 304 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Montrose, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Montrose, CO are Vista Charter School, Peak Virtual Academy and Montrose High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Montrose, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Montrose have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Montrose, CO Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Vista Charter School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1810 St. Mary Drive
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-4470
Grades: 9-12
| 156 students
Rank: #22.
Peak Virtual Academy
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
526 N. 6th Street
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-7726
Grades: K-12
| 254 students
Rank: #33.
Montrose High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 South Selig Avenue
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-6636
Grades: 9-12
| 1,391 students
Rank: #44.
Cottonwood Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3500 Woodgate Road
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2539
Grades: K-5
| 433 students
Rank: #55.
Columbine Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 South 12th Street
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2581
Grades: 6-8
| 503 students
Rank: #66.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
62100 Oak Grove Road
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-6867
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #77.
Centennial Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 South 5th Street
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2576
Grades: 6-8
| 578 students
Rank: #88.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13820 6700 Road
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2584
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
528 North Uncompahgre
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2554
Grades: K-5
| 337 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Pomona Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1045 South Cascade
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2514
Grades: K-5
| 334 students
Rank: n/an/a
900 Colorado Avenue
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-5858
Grades: PK
| 192 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Montrose, Colorado

Montrose, Colorado Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Passage Charter School (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
Charter School
703 South 9th Street
Montrose, CO 81401
(970) 249-1472
Grades: 9-12
| 22 students
P O Box 10,000
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2944
Grades: 9-12
| 102 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Montrose, CO?
The top ranked public schools in Montrose, CO include Vista Charter School, Peak Virtual Academy and Montrose High School.
How many public schools are located in Montrose, CO?
11 public schools are located in Montrose, CO.
What percentage of students in Montrose, CO go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Montrose, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Montrose, CO?
Montrose, CO public schools minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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