Top 5 Best Wheat Ridge Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,836 students in Wheat Ridge, CO (there are 4 private schools, serving 495 private students). 89% of all K-12 students in Wheat Ridge, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Wheat Ridge, CO are Prospect Valley Elementary School, Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School and Wheat Ridge High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wheat Ridge, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Wheat Ridge have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Wheat Ridge, CO Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Prospect Valley Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3400 Pierson Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-7535
Grades: K-5
| 414 students
Rank: #22.
Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10399 West 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 420-8288
Grades: PK-6
| 288 students
Rank: #33.
Wheat Ridge High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9505 West 32nd Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-7695
Grades: 9-12
| 1,084 students
Rank: #44.
Kullerstrand Elementary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12225 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-1780
Grades: PK-5
| 189 students
Rank: #55.
Peak Expeditionary - Pennington
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4645 Independence Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-2083
Grades: PK-5
| 228 students
Rank: #66.
Mountain Phoenix Community School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4725 Miller Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 728-9100
Grades: PK-8
| 540 students
Rank: #77.
Everitt Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3900 Kipling Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-1580
Grades: 6-8
| 521 students
Rank: #88.
Wilmore Davis Elementary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7975 West 41st Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-2890
Grades: PK-5
| 243 students
Rank: #99.
Stevens Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4001 Reed Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-2198
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Wheat Ridge, Colorado Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6625 West 45th Place
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-1877
Grades: PK-6
| 240 students
10801 West 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-1740
Grades: PK
| 60 students
7101 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-2833
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
7101 West 38th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 982-2833
Grades: 7-8
| 352 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Wheat Ridge, CO?
How many public schools are located in Wheat Ridge, CO?
9 public schools are located in Wheat Ridge, CO.
What percentage of students in Wheat Ridge, CO go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Wheat Ridge, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Wheat Ridge, CO?
Wheat Ridge, CO public schools minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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