Finding the right school district for your child can be a daunting task. Parents want to ensure that they make the right decision to set up their kids for success.

Thankfully, in Colorado, we have phenomenal schools. Did you know that Colorado's educational programs are ranked 4th best in the entire nation?

That is something we should be proud of.

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Overall, Colorado Received Impressive Results

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Niche updated its list of the best school districts in Colorado for 2024.

19 school districts in Colorado received an A rating for overall academics.

  • 65 school districts received a B rating.
  • 84 received a C rating.
  • 5 received a D rating.

Here are the top 5 school districts across Colorado according to Niche.

5 - Littleton Public Schools

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Littleton's motto is "big enough to serve you; small enough to know you."

This school district has over 14,000 students and pays their teachers a very fair salary.

  • Academics: A
  • Teachers: A
  • Clubs and Activities: A
  • College Prep: A

Overall Niche Grade: A+

4 - Telluride School District No. R-1

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Telluride School District has a 92% graduation rate. The school district rated well across the board. However, Telluride School District No. R-1 has a C+ rating for diversity.

Thanks to dozens of teachers, I have flourished academically, discovered the path I want to follow in the future, and of course, gain new knowledge.

  • Academics: A
  • Teachers: A
  • Clubs and Activities: B+
  • College Prep: A+

Overall Niche Grade: A+

3 - Cherry Creek School District

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Cherry Creek School District in Greenwood Village has an impressive student-to-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. This means that students get to engage and be more active in the classroom.

Additionally, the Cherry Creek School District was rated first for best district for student-athletes.

  • Academics: A-
  • Teachers: A
  • Clubs and Activities: A+
  • College Prep: A

Overall Niche Grade: A+

2 - Boulder Valley School District

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There are nearly 30,000 students learning in the Boulder Valley School District at 56 different schools.

  • Academics: A
  • Teachers: A
  • Clubs and Activities: A-
  • College Prep: A+

Overall Niche Grade: A+

1 - Cheyenne Mountain School District No. 12

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There are nine schools within the Cheyenne Mountain School District No. 12. Located in Colorado Springs, this school district prides itself on having over 85% of students pursue higher education.

  • Academics: A+
  • Teachers: A+
  • Clubs and Activities: A
  • College Prep: A+

Overall Niche Grade: A+

Source: Niche

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