Top 5 Best Rio Grande County Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public elementary schools serving 1,594 students in Rio Grande County, CO.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Rio Grande County, CO are Monte Vista On-line Academy, Sargent Elementary School and Bill Metz Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rio Grande County, CO public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Colorado public elementary school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 43% statewide average). Elementary schools in Rio Grande County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public elementary school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Rio Grande County Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Monte Vista On-line Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
345 East Prospect
Monte Vista, CO 81144
(719) 852-2212
Grades: 4-12
| 93 students
Rank: #22.
Sargent Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7090 North County Road 2 East
Monte Vista, CO 81144
(719) 852-4024
Grades: K-6
| 186 students
Rank: #33.
Bill Metz Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
545 Second
Monte Vista, CO 81144
(719) 852-4041
Grades: 2-5
| 270 students
Rank: #44.
Haskin Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
550 S. Sylvester Avenue
Center, CO 81125
(719) 754-3982
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #55.
Del Norte Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
950 French Street
Del Norte, CO 81132
(719) 657-4030
Grades: K-6
| 225 students
Rank: #66.
Monte Vista Middle School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3720 Sherman Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
(719) 852-5984
Grades: 6-8
| 239 students
Rank: #77.
Skoglund Middle School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
550 S. Sylvester Avenue
Center, CO 81125
(719) 754-2232
Grades: 6-8
| 141 students
Rank: n/an/a
215 Lyell
Monte Vista, CO 81144
(719) 852-3231
Grades: PK-1
| 150 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Rio Grande County, CO

Rio Grande County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
77011th St
Del Norte, CO 81132
(719) 657-4030
Grades: K-1
| 74 students
525 Second Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
(719) 852-5996
Grades: K-12
| 8 students
10th & Oak
Del Norte, CO 81132
(719) 657-4030
Grades: K-4
| 185 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Rio Grande County, CO?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Rio Grande County, CO include Monte Vista On-line Academy, Sargent Elementary School and Bill Metz Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Rio Grande County, CO?
8 public elementary schools are located in Rio Grande County, CO.
What is the racial composition of students in Rio Grande County, CO?
Rio Grande County, CO public elementary schools minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public elementary schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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