Top 5 Best Thornton Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 4,451 students in Thornton, CO. Thornton has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Thornton, CO are Eagleview Elementary School, Tarver Elementary School and Westgate Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Thornton, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Thornton have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Thornton, CO Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eagleview Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4601 Summit Grove Parkway
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-5760
Grades: K-5
| 575 students
Rank: #22.
Tarver Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3500 Summit Grove Parkway
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-5640
Grades: PK-5
| 537 students
Rank: #33.
Westgate Charter
Charter School
Math: 31% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11700 Irma Drive
Thornton, CO 80241
(303) 425-0967
Grades: K-12
| 508 students
Rank: #44.
Hunters Glen Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13222 Corona Street
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-5440
Grades: PK-5
| 506 students
Rank: #55.
Century Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
13000 Lafayette Street
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-5240
Grades: 6-8
| 956 students
Rank: #66.
Skyview Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5021 East 123rd Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-5620
Grades: K-5
| 483 students
Rank: #77.
Stellar Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
3901 East 124th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-2340
Grades: K-5
| 564 students
Rank: #88.
Pathways Future Center
Alternative School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
550 E. 124th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-4723
Grades: K-12
| 322 students

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