Top 5 Best Rifle Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,672 students in Rifle, CO. Rifle has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Rifle, CO are Highland Elementary School, Wamsley Elementary School and Rifle High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rifle, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Rifle have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Rifle, CO Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 East 7th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-6800
Grades: PK-4
| 422 students
Rank: #22.
Wamsley Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
225 East 30th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7950
Grades: PK-4
| 293 students
Rank: #33.
Rifle High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 Prefontaine Avenue
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7725
Grades: 9-12
| 764 students
Rank: #44.
Graham Mesa Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1575 Farmstead Parkway
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7500
Grades: PK-4
| 349 students
Rank: #55.
Rifle Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
753 Railroad
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7900
Grades: 5-8
| 844 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Rifle, Colorado

Rifle, Colorado Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
703 Railroad Ave
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 625-7895
Grades: 6-12
| 308 students

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