Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in Colorado (2024)

The top ranked public middle schools in Colorado are listed below (2024).
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 31%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 47%.
The top ranked public middle schools in Colorado are Parker Core Knowledge Charter School, Summit Middle Charter School and Aurora Quest K-8. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Monument, Louisville and Boulder.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Colorado (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Parker Core Knowledge Charter School
Charter School
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
1161 North Pine Drive
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 840-7070
Rank: #22.
Summit Middle Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
4655 Hanover Avenue
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3900
Rank: #33.
Aurora Quest K-8
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 343-3664
Rank: #44.
Liberty Common Charter School
Charter School
Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
1725 Sharp Point Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 482-9800
Rank: #55.
Stargate Charter School
Charter School
Math: 78% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 78% (Top 1%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
14530 Washington Street
Broomfield, CO 80023
(303) 450-3936
Rank: #66.
Challenge School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
9659 East Mississippi Avenue
Denver, CO 80231
(720) 747-2100
Rank: #77.
Hulstrom Options K-8 School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
11551 Wyco Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-5400
Rank: #88.
William (Bill) Roberts Ece-8 School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
2100 Akron Way
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 424-2640
Rank: #99.
Denver School Of The Arts
Math: 67% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 67% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
7111 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-1700
Rank: #1010.
Mcauliffe International School
Math: 71% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
2540 Holly St
Denver, CO 80207
(720) 424-1540
Rank: #1111.
Englewood Leadership Academy
Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-9
3800 S Logan St
Englewood, CO 80113
(303) 781-7817
Rank: #1212.
Tca College Pathways
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
12201 Cross Peak View
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 488-6294
Rank: #1313.
The Connect Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
104 West 7th
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 542-0224
Rank: #1414.
Crest Academy
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
Grades: 5-8
220 12th Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 539-2977
Rank: #1515.
D'evelyn Junior/senior High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-12
10359 W Nassau Avenue
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 982-2600
Rank: #1616.
Challenge To Excellence Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
16995 East Carlson Drive
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 841-9816
Rank: #1717.
Southern Hills Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 58% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1500 Knox Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3400
Rank: #1818.
Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 61% (Top 10%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
3002 East Trilby Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-5400
Rank: #1919.
Boulder Universal
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 50-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
6500 East Arapahoe Road
Boulder, CO 80303
(720) 561-6253
Rank: #2020.
Eads Middle School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
900 Maine Street
Eads, CO 81036
(719) 438-2216
Rank: #2121.
Thunder Vista P-8
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
3461 Preble Creek Parkway
Broomfield, CO 80023
(720) 972-2900
Rank: #2222.
Morey Middle School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
840 East 14th Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
(720) 424-0700
Rank: #2323.
Peak To Peak Charter School
Charter School
Math: 61% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 61% (Top 10%)
Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-12
800 Merlin Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026
(303) 453-4600
Rank: #2424.
Manning Options School
Math: 60% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
13200 West 32nd Place
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 982-6340
Rank: #2525.
Mountain Middle School
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-54% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 4-8
108 West 31st Street
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 828-5600
Rank: #2626.
Stem School Highlands Ranch
Charter School
Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 61% (Top 10%)
Reading: 71% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-12
8773 Ridgeline Drive
Littleton, CO 80129
(303) 683-7836
Rank: #2727.
Platte River Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-54% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
4085 Lark Sparrow St.
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 221-1070
Rank: #2828.
Campus Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 61% (Top 10%)
Reading: 68% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
4785 South Dayton Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-2700
Rank: #2929.
Littleton Academy
Charter School
Math: 56% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 56% (Top 10%)
Reading: 71% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
1200 West Mineral Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 798-5252
Rank: #3030.
Colorado Early College Fort Collins
Charter School
Math: 51% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 51% (Top 20%)
Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-12
4424 Innovation Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 377-0044
Rank: #3131.
Horizons K-8 School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-8
4545 Sioux Drive
Boulder, CO 80303
(720) 561-5580
Rank: #3232.
North Routt Charter School
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 40-59% (Top 20%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
26990 Eagle Lane
Clark, CO 80428
(970) 871-6062
Rank: #3333.
Newton Middle School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
4001 East Arapahoe Road
Littleton, CO 80122
(303) 347-7900
Rank: #3434.
Cherry Creek Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 60% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60% (Top 10%)
Reading: 63% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-8
6260 South Dayton Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 779-8988
Rank: #3535.
Psd Global Academy
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-12
703 East Prospect Road
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 490-3086
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