Top 10 Most Improved Public Schools in Colorado (2024)

The most improved public schools in Colorado are listed below (2019-24).
A school's improvement is based on a its total rise in ranking spots during the last five years (2019-24).
The most improved public schools in Colorado are Allies, Contemporary Learning Academy and Connections Learning Center On The Earle Johnson C.
Improved Rank Range: 983 1,382 Avg. Improved Rank: 1,173

Most Improved Public Schools in Colorado (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Ranking Change (2019-24)
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Allies
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1382
(from 1,778 to 396)
Grades: 2-5
6275 Bridlespur Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80922
(719) 495-1100
Rank: #22.
Contemporary Learning Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1360
(from 1,707 to 347)
Grades: 9-12
200 E. 9th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
(720) 423-6900
Rank: #3 - 73. - 7.
Connections Learning Center On The Earle Johnson C
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1345
(from 1,741 to 396)
Grades: 6-9
1200 Johnson Road
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-7004
Rank: #3 - 73. - 7.
Denver Center For 21st-century Learning At Wyman
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1345
(from 1,741 to 396)
Grades: 6-12
1690 Williams Street
Denver, CO 80218
(720) 424-2980
Rank: #3 - 73. - 7.
Great Work Montessori
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1345
(from 1,741 to 396)
Grades: PK-7
5300 West Center Avenue
Denver, CO 80226
(720) 588-2207
Rank: #3 - 73. - 7.
New America School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1345
(from 1,741 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
5806 W Alameda Ave
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 894-3171
Rank: #3 - 73. - 7.
New America School - Thornton
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1345
(from 1,741 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
8978 Washington St.
Denver, CO 80229
(303) 991-0130
Rank: #88.
Colorado High School Charter
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1325
(from 1,721 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
1175 Osage Street #100
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 892-8475
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Brady Exploration School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1311
(from 1,707 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
5220 W. Ohio Avenue
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-6722
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Innovations & Options
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1311
(from 1,707 to 396)
Grades: 6-12
830 Bridge Street
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 655-2850
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Vista Charter School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1311
(from 1,707 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
1810 St. Mary Drive
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-4470
Rank: #1212.
International Of Denver At Harrington
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1259
(from 1,655 to 396)
Grades: PK-5
2401 East 37th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-6420
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Nucla Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1248
(from 1,644 to 396)
Grades: 7-8
225 West 4th Avenue
Nucla, CO 81424
(970) 864-7350
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Seventh Street Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1248
(from 1,644 to 396)
Grades: PK-5
713 North Main Street
Dove Creek, CO 81324
(970) 677-2296
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Aguilar Junior-senior High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1226
(from 1,622 to 396)
Grades: 6-12
420 North Balsam
Aguilar, CO 81020
(719) 941-4188
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Emily Griffith High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1226
(from 1,622 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
1860 Lincoln St.
Denver, CO 80203
(720) 423-4901
Rank: #1717.
Delta High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1169
(from 1,516 to 347)
Grades: 9-12
655 South Monaco Parkway
Denver, CO 80224
(720) 423-8740
Rank: #1818.
Columbian Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1141
(from 1,537 to 396)
Grades: PK-5
2925 West 40th Avenue
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 424-8580
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Career Readiness Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1120
(from 1,516 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
2883 South Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 579-2580
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Miller Special Education
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1120
(from 1,516 to 396)
Grades: PK-12
200 Kipling Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-7200
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
New Legacy Charter School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1120
(from 1,516 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
2091 North Dayton Street
Aurora, CO 80010
(303) 340-7880
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
North High School Engagement Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1120
(from 1,516 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
2960 Speer Blvd
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 423-2700
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Ridge View Charter School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1120
(from 1,516 to 396)
Grades: 7-12
28101 East Quincy Avenue
Watkins, CO 80137
(303) 766-3000
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Doull Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1096
(from 1,492 to 396)
Grades: PK-5
2520 South Utica Street
Denver, CO 80219
(720) 424-8000
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Mathematics And Science Leadership Academy
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1096
(from 1,492 to 396)
Grades: K-5
451 South Tejon Street
Denver, CO 80223
(720) 424-1310
Rank: #2626.
The Bijou School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1068
(from 1,464 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
2115 Afton Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 328-7900
Rank: #2727.
Snowy Peaks Junior/senior High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1050
(from 1,557 to 507)
Grades: 7-12
158 School Road
Frisco, CO 80443
(970) 368-1900
Rank: #2828.
Durango Big Picture High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +1032
(from 1,379 to 347)
Grades: 9-12
215 East 12th Street
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 259-0203
Rank: #29 - 3629. - 36.
Aguilar Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +983
(from 1,379 to 396)
Grades: PK-5
420 North Balsam
Aguilar, CO 81020
(719) 941-4188
Rank: #29 - 3629. - 36.
Antonito Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +983
(from 1,379 to 396)
Grades: 7-8
13099 County Rd G
Antonito, CO 81120
(303) 866-6600
Rank: #29 - 3629. - 36.
Denver Justice High School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +983
(from 1,379 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
300 E. 9th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 480-5610
Rank: #29 - 3629. - 36.
John Mall High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +983
(from 1,379 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
355 West Pine Street
Walsenburg, CO 81089
(719) 738-1610
Rank: #29 - 3629. - 36.
Montbello Career And Technical High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +983
(from 1,379 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
4501 Airport Way
Denver, CO 80239
(720) 423-7200
Rank: #29 - 3629. - 36.
Nucla High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +983
(from 1,379 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
225 West 4th Street
Nucla, CO 81424
(970) 864-7350
Rank: #29 - 3629. - 36.
Patriot High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +983
(from 1,379 to 396)
Grades: 9-12
11990 Swingline Road
Peyton, CO 80831
(719) 495-5505
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