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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 11 public schools in Rio Grande County, CO, serving 1,934 students.
  • Rio Grande County, CO public school have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Colorado public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Rio Grande County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Rio Grande County, CO are Sargent Elementary School, Sargent Senior High School and Del Norte Schools K-8. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Colorado public school average of 17:1.

Top Rio Grande County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Bill Metz Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    545 Second
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719)852-4041

    Grades: 1-5 | 375 students
  • Byron Syring Delta Center Alternative School
    345 Prospect
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719)852-2212

    Grades: 7-12 | 36 students
  • Del Norte High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9th & Hermosa
    Del Norte, CO 81132
    (719)657-4050

    Grades: 9-12 | 131 students
  • Del Norte Schools K-8 Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    855 Oak Street
    Del Norte, CO 81132
    (719)657-4030

    Grades: K-8 | 280 students
  • Marsh Elementary School
    215 Lyell
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719)852-3231

    Grades: PK-K | 133 students
  • Monte Vista Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3720 Sherman Avenue
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719)852-5984

    Grades: 6-8 | 214 students
  • Monte Vista On-line Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    345 East Prospect
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719)852-2212

    Grades: 4-12 | 123 students
  • Monte Vista Senior High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    295 East Prospect
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719)852-3586

    Grades: 9-12 | 272 students
  • Sargent Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    7090 North County Road 2 East
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719)852-4024

    Grades: K-6 | 186 students
  • Sargent Junior High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7090 North County Road 2 East
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719)852-4025

    Grades: 7-8 | 66 students
  • Sargent Senior High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    7090 North County Road 2 East
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719)852-4025

    Grades: 9-12 | 118 students
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