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The top ranked public schools in Colorado state are listed below (2021).
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 44%.
The top ranked public schools in Colorado are Polaris Elementary School, Aurora Quest K-8 and Challenge School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Louisville, Evergreen and Boulder.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Colorado (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Polaris Elementary SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 97% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 1-5410 Park Avenue West
    DenverCO 80205
    (720) 424-7860

  • Rank: #22.
    Aurora Quest K-8Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 1%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-8472 South Wheeling St
    AuroraCO 80011
    (303) 343-3664

  • Rank: #3-53.-5.
    Challenge SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 83% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 83% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-89659 East Mississippi Avenue
    DenverCO 80231
    (720) 747-2100

  • Rank: #3-53.-5.
    Dennison Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 88% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-6401 Independence Street
    DenverCO 80226
    (303) 982-6382

  • Rank: #3-53.-5.
    Summit Middle Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 84% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-84655 Hanover Avenue
    BoulderCO 80305
    (720) 561-3900

  • Rank: #66.
    Hulstrom Options K-8 SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 84% (Top 1%) Reading: 88% (Top 1%)Math: 84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-811551 Wyco Drive
    DenverCO 80233
    (720) 972-5400

  • Rank: #77.
    The Vanguard School (High)Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121832 South Wahsatch
    Colorado SpringsCO 80906
    (719) 471-1999

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    The Connect Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 78% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 78% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8104 West 7th
    PuebloCO 81003
    (719) 542-0224

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Parker Core Knowledge Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80% (Top 1%) Reading: 88% (Top 1%)Math: 80% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-81161 North Pine Drive
    ParkerCO 80138
    (303) 840-7070

  • Rank: #1010.
    Slavens K-8 SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 81% (Top 1%) Reading: 85% (Top 1%)Math: 81% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-83000 South Clayton Street
    DenverCO 80210
    (720) 424-4150

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    High Peaks Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-53995 East Aurora Avenue
    BoulderCO 80303
    (720) 561-6500

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Traut Core Elementary SchoolMath: 78% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 78% (Top 1%) Reading: 85% (Top 1%)Math: 78% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-52515 Timberwood Drive
    Fort CollinsCO 80528
    (970) 488-7500

  • Rank: #1313.
    Cory Elementary SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80% (Top 1%) Reading: 84% (Top 1%)Math: 80% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 1-51550 South Steele Street
    DenverCO 80210
    (720) 424-8380

  • Rank: #1414.
    Zach Elementary SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 85% (Top 1%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-53715 Kechter Road
    Fort CollinsCO 80528
    (970) 488-5100

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Eads Elementary SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5900 Maine Street
    EadsCO 81036
    (719) 438-2216

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Mcauliffe International SchoolMath: 76% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 1%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-82540 Holly St
    DenverCO 80207
    (720) 424-1540

  • Rank: #1717.
    Denver School Of The ArtsMath: 74% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 84% (Top 1%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-127111 Montview Blvd
    DenverCO 80220
    (720) 424-1700

  • Rank: #1818.
    Devinny Elementary SchoolMath: 78% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 78% (Top 1%) Reading: 80% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-61725 South Wright Street
    DenverCO 80228
    (303) 982-9200

  • Rank: #1919.
    Ralston Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-625856 Columbine Glen
    GoldenCO 80401
    (303) 982-4386

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Cherry Creek High SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 1%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-129300 East Union Avenue
    EnglewoodCO 80111
    (720) 554-2000

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Parmalee Elementary SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-54460 S Parmalee Gulch
    Indian HillsCO 80454
    (303) 982-8014

  • Rank: #2222.
    Superior Elementary SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51800 South Indiana St.
    LouisvilleCO 80027
    (720) 561-4100

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Evergreen High SchoolMath: 75% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75% (Top 5%) Reading: 80% (Top 5%)Math: 75% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1229300 Buffalo Road
    EvergreenCO 80439
    (303) 982-5140

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Lois Lenski Elementary SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-56350 South Fairfax Way
    LittletonCO 80121
    (303) 347-4575

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    D'evelyn Junior/senior High SchoolMath: 78% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 78% (Top 1%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-1210359 W Nassau Avenue
    DenverCO 80235
    (303) 982-2600

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Swigert International SchoolMath: 76% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-53480 Syracuse Street
    DenverCO 80238
    (720) 424-4800

  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.
    Bromwell Elementary SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-52500 East 4th Avenue
    DenverCO 80206
    (720) 424-9330

  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.
    Cherry Hills Village Elementary SchoolMath: 72% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 72% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 72% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-52400 East Quincy Avenue
    EnglewoodCO 80110
    (720) 747-2700

  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.
    Jefferson Academy High SchoolCharter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1211251 Reed Way
    BroomfieldCO 80020
    (720) 887-1992

  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.
    New Emerson School At ColumbusMagnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-52660 Unaweep Ave
    Grand JunctionCO 81503
    (970) 254-6500

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Cheyenne Mountain Elementary SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-65250 Farthing Drive
    Colorado SpringsCO 80906
    (719) 576-3080

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Steck Elementary SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5450 Albion Street
    DenverCO 80220
    (720) 424-3870

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Fairview High SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121515 Greenbriar Boulevard
    BoulderCO 80305
    (720) 561-3100

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    West Woods Elementary SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 80% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-616650 West 72nd Avenue
    ArvadaCO 80007
    (303) 982-5649

  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.
    Bear Creek Elementary SchoolMath: 72% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 72% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 72% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-52500 Table Mesa Drive
    BoulderCO 80305
    (720) 561-3500

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