Top 5 Best 81201 Colorado Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 1,429 students in 81201, CO.
The top ranked public schools in 81201, CO are Crest Academy, Longfellow Elementary School and Salida High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 81201 have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in 81201, CO have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best 81201, CO Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Crest Academy
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
220 12th Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 539-2977
Grades: 5-8
| 46 students
Rank: #22.
Longfellow Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
425 West 7th Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-5260
Grades: K-4
| 430 students
Rank: #33.
Salida High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
26 Jones Avenue
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 390 students
Rank: #44.
Horizons Exploratory Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
310 E 9th Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-5252
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
Rank: #55.
Salida Middle School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
520 Milford Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-5300
Grades: 5-8
| 351 students
Rank: #66.
Salida Montessori Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1040 I Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 539-4887
Grades: PK-8
| 117 students
Rank: n/an/a
516 Teller Ave
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-5237
Grades: PK
| 66 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 81201, CO?
The top ranked public schools in 81201, CO include Crest Academy, Longfellow Elementary School and Salida High School.
How many public schools are located in 81201, CO?
7 public schools are located in 81201, CO.
What is the racial composition of students in 81201, CO?
81201, CO public schools minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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