Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in Colorado (2024)

Public high schools in Colorado achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 52% (2024).
The public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public high school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Colorado is Jefferson High School with ≥95%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 77% 95% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 83%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in Colorado (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Jefferson High School
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
11251 Reed Way
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 887-1992
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
The Vanguard School (High)
Charter School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Rank: #33.
The Classical High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0091
Rank: #44.
Denver School Of The Arts
(Math: 64% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 6-12
7111 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-1700
Rank: #55.
Fossil Ridge High School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: 9-12
5400 Ziegler Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-6260
Rank: #66.
Colorado Early Colleges Douglas County
Charter School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
321 Inverness Dr S,
Englewood, CO 80112
(720) 505-4010
Rank: #77.
Evergreen High School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 9-12
29300 Buffalo Road
Evergreen, CO 80439
(303) 982-5140
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Fairview High School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 9-12
1515 Greenbriar Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3100
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Rock Canyon High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 9-12
5810 Mcarthur Ranch Road
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 387-3000
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Cherry Creek High School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 9-12
9300 East Union Avenue
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-2000
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Cheyenne Mountain High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 9-12
1200 Cresta Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 475-6110
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Monarch High School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 9-12
329 Campus Drive
Louisville, CO 80027
(720) 561-4200
Rank: #1313.
Ridgway High School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
1200 Green Street
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 626-5788
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Liberty Common Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: K-12
1725 Sharp Point Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 482-9800
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Ralston Valley Senior High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 9-12
13355 West 80th Avenue
Arvada, CO 80005
(303) 982-5600
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Compass Community Collaborative School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 6-12
2105 South College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 372-4242
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Conifer Senior High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 9-12
10441 County Highway 73
Conifer, CO 80433
(303) 982-5255
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Windsor Charter Early College High School
Charter School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 9-12
810 Automation Drive
Windsor, CO 80550
(970) 833-5190
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Air High School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 9-12
551 North Frontage Road West
Usaf Academy, CO 80840
(719) 234-2400
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Arapahoe High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 9-12
2201 East Dry Creek Road
Littleton, CO 80122
(303) 347-6000
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Silver Creek High School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 9-12
4901 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80503
(720) 494-3721
Rank: #2222.
D'evelyn Junior/senior High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 81%
Grades: 6-12
10359 W Nassau Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 982-2600
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Ascend College Prep
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 11-12
1650 Telstar Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(720) 459-2594
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Pikes Peak Early College
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
6113 Constitution Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80915
(719) 494-8941
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Boulder High School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: 9-12
1604 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO 80302
(720) 561-2200
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Lewis-palmer High School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: 9-12
1300 Higby Road
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 488-4720
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Chatfield High School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: 9-12
7227 South Simms Street
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 982-3670
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Pine Creek High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: 9-12
10750 Thunder Mountain Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
(719) 234-2600
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Stargate Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: K-12
14530 Washington Street
Broomfield, CO 80023
(303) 450-3936
Rank: #30 - 3330. - 33.
Discovery Canyon Campus High School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 9-12
1810 Northgate Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 234-1800
Rank: #30 - 3330. - 33.
East High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 9-12
1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 423-8300
Rank: #30 - 3330. - 33.
Mountain Vista High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 9-12
10585 Mountain Vista Ridge
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 387-1500
Rank: #30 - 3330. - 33.
Palmer Ridge High School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 9-12
19255 Monument Hill Road
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 867-8600
Rank: #34 - 4034. - 40.
Aspen High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 9-12
235 High School Road
Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 925-3760
Rank: #34 - 4034. - 40.
Dsst: Byers High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 9-12
150 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 524-6350
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Colorado average public high schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Colorado average public high schools reading/language arts proficiency is 52%% for 2024.
What are the public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Colorado?
The best top ranked public high schools in Colorado include Jefferson High School, The Vanguard School (High) and The Classical High School.

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