Top 10 Best Public Schools in Colorado (2022)

The top ranked public schools in Colorado state are listed below (2022).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Colorado is 35%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 47%.
The top ranked public schools in Colorado are Polaris Elementary School, Aurora Quest K-8 and Parker Core Knowledge Charter School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Monument, Steamboat Springs and Evergreen.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Colorado (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Polaris Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 1-5
410 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-7860
Rank: #22.
Aurora Quest K-8
Math: 89% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 343-3664
Rank: #33.
Parker Core Knowledge Charter School
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
1161 North Pine Drive
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 840-7070
Rank: #44.
The Vanguard School (High)
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Challenge School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
9659 East Mississippi Avenue
Denver, CO 80231
(720) 747-2100
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Summit Middle Charter School
Charter School
Math: 82% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
4655 Hanover Avenue
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3900
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Dennison Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 86% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-6
401 Independence Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-6382
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Zach Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 81% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
3715 Kechter Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-5100
Rank: #99.
Hulstrom Options K-8 School
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
11551 Wyco Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-5400
Rank: #1010.
Cory Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 1-5
1550 South Steele Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-8380
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Dsst: Byers High School
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
150 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 524-6350
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
High Peaks Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
3995 East Aurora Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
(720) 561-6500
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
The Connect Charter School
Charter School
Math: 77% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
104 West 7th
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 542-0224
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Fairview High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
Math: 79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1515 Greenbriar Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3100
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Slavens K-8 School
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
3000 South Clayton Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-4150
Rank: #1616.
Evergreen High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
29300 Buffalo Road
Evergreen, CO 80439
(303) 982-5140
Rank: #1717.
Cherry Creek High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
9300 East Union Avenue
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-2000
Rank: #1818.
Monarch High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
329 Campus Drive
Louisville, CO 80027
(720) 561-4200
Rank: #1919.
Bear Creek Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
2500 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3500
Rank: #2020.
Denver School Of The Arts
Math: 72% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 72% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
7111 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-1700
Rank: #2121.
D'evelyn Junior/senior High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-12
10359 W Nassau Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 982-2600
Rank: #2222.
Traut Core Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
2515 Timberwood Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-7500
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
The Classical Academy High School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0091
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Jefferson Academy High School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
11251 Reed Way
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 887-1992
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Rock Canyon High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
5810 Mcarthur Ranch Road
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 387-3000
Rank: #2626.
Liberty Common Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
1725 Sharp Point Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 482-9800
Rank: #2727.
Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
5250 Farthing Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 576-3080
Rank: #2828.
Devinny Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1725 South Wright Street
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 982-9200
Rank: #2929.
Ralston Valley Senior High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
13355 West 80th Avenue
Arvada, CO 80005
(303) 982-5600
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Parmalee Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(4)
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
4460 S Parmalee Gulch
Indian Hills, CO 80454
(303) 982-8014
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Steck Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
450 Albion Street
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-3870
Rank: #3232.
Carson Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
5420 East 1st Avenue
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-9090
Rank: #3333.
Superior Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1800 South Indiana St.
Louisville, CO 80027
(720) 561-4100
Rank: #3434.
Mcauliffe International School
Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
2540 Holly St
Denver, CO 80207
(720) 424-1540
Rank: #3535.
Cheyenne Mountain High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1200 Cresta Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 475-6110
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