Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Colorado (2022-23)

The top ranked public elementary schools in Colorado state are listed below (2022-23).
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 elementary 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 elementary schools are Monument, Steamboat Springs and Evergreen.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Colorado (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Polaris Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 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%
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: #4 - 54. - 5.
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: #4 - 54. - 5.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #88.
Hulstrom Options K-8 School
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
11551 Wyco Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-5400
Rank: #99.
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: #1010.
High Peaks Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 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: #11 - 1211. - 12.
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: #11 - 1211. - 12.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
Denver School Of The Arts
Math: 72% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
7111 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-1700
Rank: #1515.
D'evelyn Junior/senior High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-12
10359 W Nassau Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 982-2600
Rank: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Parmalee Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
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: #20 - 2120. - 21.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
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: #2525.
Colorado Early Colleges Douglas County
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
10235 Parkglenn Way
Parker, CO 80138
(720) 260-0700
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Bradford K8 South
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
1 White Oak Drive
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 982-3480
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Ralston Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
25856 Columbine Glen
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-4386
Rank: #2828.
Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
3002 East Trilby Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-5400
Rank: #2929.
Southern Hills Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1500 Knox Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3400
Rank: #3030.
Cherry Hills Village Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
2400 East Quincy Avenue
Englewood, CO 80110
(720) 747-2700
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
New Emerson School At Columbus
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
2660 Unaweep Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81503
(970) 254-6500
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
William (Bill) Roberts Ece-8 School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
2100 Akron Way
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 424-2640
Rank: #3333.
Boulder Community School/integrated Studies
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
3995 East Aurora Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
(720) 561-6500
Rank: #3434.
Lois Lenski Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
6350 South Fairfax Way
Littleton, CO 80121
(303) 347-4575
Rank: #3535.
Werner Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
5400 Mail Creek Lane
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 488-5550
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