Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in Colorado (2022)

The top ranked public middle 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 middle schools in Colorado are Aurora Quest K-8, Parker Core Knowledge Charter School and Challenge School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Lone Tree, Monument and Steamboat Springs.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Colorado (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #3 - 43. - 4.
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: #3 - 43. - 4.
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: #55.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: 7-12
10359 W Nassau Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 982-2600
Rank: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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) 488-5405
Rank: #1313.
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: #1414.
William (bill) Roberts K-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: #1515.
Stargate Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-11
14530 Washington Street
Broomfield, CO 80023
(303) 450-3936
Rank: #1616.
Dsst: Byers Middle School
Charter School
Math: 65% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65% (Top 10%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
150 S. Pearl St.
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 524-6350
Rank: #1717.
Littleton Academy
Charter School
Math: 64% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
1200 West Mineral Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 798-5252
Rank: #1818.
Manning Options School
Math: 63% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 63% (Top 10%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
13200 West 32nd Place
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-6340
Rank: #1919.
Platte River Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 66% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
4085 Lark Sparrow St.
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 221-1070
Rank: #2020.
Tca College Pathways
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
12201 Cross Peak View
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 488-6294
Rank: #2121.
Crest Academy
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: 5-8
220 12th Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-0681
Rank: #2222.
The Vanguard School (middle)
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Rank: #2323.
Ben Franklin Academy
Charter School
Math: 60% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
Math: 60% (Top 10%)
Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
2270 Plaza Dr
Littleton, CO 80129
(720) 383-4519
Rank: #2424.
Peak To Peak Charter School
Charter School
Math: 61% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
Math: 61% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-12
800 Merlin Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026
(303) 453-4600
Rank: #2525.
Stem School Highlands Ranch
Charter School
Math: 63% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 63% (Top 10%)
Reading: 73% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-12
8773 Ridgeline Drive
Littleton, CO 80129
(303) 683-7836
Rank: #2626.
Cherry Creek Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
6260 South Dayton Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 779-8988
Rank: #2727.
Horizons K-8 School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
4545 Sioux Drive
Boulder, CO 80303
(720) 561-5580
Rank: #2828.
Jefferson Academy
Charter School
Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 67% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-12
11251 Reed Way
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 887-1992
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Altona Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60% (Top 10%)
Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
4600 Clover Basin Drive
Longmont, CO 80503
(720) 494-3980
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
John Wesley Powell Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60% (Top 10%)
Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
8000 South Corona Way
Littleton, CO 80122
(303) 347-7850
Rank: #3131.
Challenge To Excellence Charter School
Charter School
Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 69% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-8
16995 East Carlson Drive
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 841-9816
Rank: #3232.
Campus Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 62% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
4785 South Dayton Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-2700
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Eagle County Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 56% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
Math: 56% (Top 20%)
Reading: 75% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
1105 Miller Ranch Road
Wolcott, CO 81655
(970) 926-0656
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Steamboat Springs Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 71% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
39610 Amethyst Drive
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
(970) 879-1058
Rank: #3535.
North Routt Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
26990 Eagle Lane
Clark, CO 80428
(970) 871-6062
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