Top 10 Best Montrose County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 6,577 students in Montrose County, CO. Montrose County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Montrose County, CO are Cottonwood Elementary 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 County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Montrose County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Montrose County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cottonwood Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3500 Woodgate Road
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2539
Grades: K-5
| 416 students
Rank: #22.
Peak Virtual Academy
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
526 N. 6th Street
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-7726
Grades: K-12
| 213 students
Rank: #33.
Montrose High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 South Selig Avenue
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-6636
Grades: 9-12
| 1,323 students
Rank: #44.
Centennial Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1100 South 5th Street
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2576
Grades: 6-8
| 614 students
Rank: #55.
Columbine Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 South 12th Street
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2581
Grades: 6-8
| 497 students
Rank: #66.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
62100 Oak Grove Road
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-6867
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #77.
Paradox Valley Charter School
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
21501 6 Mile Road
Paradox, CO 81429
(970) 859-7236
Grades: PK-12
| 93 students
Rank: #88.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13820 6700 Road
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2584
Grades: K-5
| 551 students
Rank: #99.
Olathe Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
326 North 3rd Street
Olathe, CO 81425
(970) 252-7940
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: #1010.
Olathe High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
410 Highway 50
Olathe, CO 81425
(970) 252-7950
Grades: 9-12
| 314 students
Rank: #1111.
Nucla High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
225 West 4th Street
Nucla, CO 81424
(970) 864-7350
Grades: 9-12
| 60 students
Rank: #1212.
Pomona Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1045 South Cascade
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2514
Grades: K-5
| 398 students
Rank: #1313.
Olathe Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
326 Highway 50
Olathe, CO 81425
(970) 252-7950
Grades: 6-8
| 201 students
Rank: #1414.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
528 North Uncompahgre
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2554
Grades: K-5
| 366 students
Rank: #1515.
Naturita Elementary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
141 West Main Street
Naturita, CO 81422
(970) 865-2204
Grades: PK-6
| 128 students
Rank: #1616.
Nucla Middle School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
225 West 4th Avenue
Nucla, CO 81424
(970) 864-7350
Grades: 7-8
| 36 students
Rank: #1717.
Vista Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
932 North Park Avenue Building
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-4470
Grades: 9-12
| 217 students
18265 Highway 550
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-5858
Grades: PK
| 285 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Montrose County, CO

Montrose County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
P O Box 400
Naturita, CO 81422
(970) 865-2204
Grades: 6-8
| 65 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
West End Charter Learning Center (Closed 2006)
Alternative School
Charter School
P O Box 190
Naturita, CO 81422
(970) 865-2290
Grades: 7-12
| 6 students

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