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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 1,942 students in Rio Grande County, CO. Rio Grande County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Rio Grande County, CO are Sargent Senior High School, Byron Syring Delta Center and Sargent Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rio Grande County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Rio Grande County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Rio Grande County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Sargent Senior High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7090 North County Road 2 East
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719) 852-4025

    Grades: 9-12 | 118 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Byron Syring Delta Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    345 Prospect
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719) 852-2212

    Grades: 7-12 | 36 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Sargent Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7090 North County Road 2 East
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719) 852-4024

    Grades: K-6 | 186 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Sargent Junior High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7090 North County Road 2 East
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719) 852-4025

    Grades: 7-8 | 66 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Del Norte High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9th & Hermosa
    Del Norte, CO 81132
    (719) 657-4050

    Grades: 9-12 | 131 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Del Norte Schools K-8 Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    855 Oak Street
    Del Norte, CO 81132
    (719) 657-4030

    Grades: K-8 | 280 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Monte Vista Senior High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    295 East Prospect
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719) 852-3586

    Grades: 9-12 | 272 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Monte Vista Middle School Math: 9% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3720 Sherman Avenue
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719) 852-5984

    Grades: 6-8 | 214 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Bill Metz Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    545 Second
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719) 852-4041

    Grades: 1-5 | 375 students
  • Rank: #1010.215 Lyell
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719) 852-3231

    Grades: PK-K | 133 students
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