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2022 Best Charter Schools in the Denver Area

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  1. #1 Best Charter High Schools in Denver Area.

    Stargate Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Adams 12 Five Star Schools, CO,

    K-12,

    34 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Stargate really prepares you for college with rigorous courses and support for you to grow as a student and individual. The community is small and extremely tight-knit, so it is super easy to make....

    Read 34 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,582,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Charter High Schools in Denver Area.

    Dsst: Byers High School

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    Denver Public Schools, CO,

    9-12,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers at Dsst: Byers High School become close friends/family. I love that my teachers cared for each and one of my classmates, and took the time to know us personally. This type of....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 529,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Charter Middle Schools in Denver Area.

    Summit Middle Charter School

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    Boulder Valley School District, CO,

    6-8,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says It isn't actually that much more HW than other middle schools, it's just a stereotype. Great School. There is a bit of HW, but don't all middle schools. It's not all education. Yeah, the teachers and....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 359,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Charter High Schools in Denver Area.

    STEM School Highlands Ranch

    Blue checkmark.

    Douglas County School District No. RE-1, CO,

    K-12,

    69 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Very good education, I feel like there's a real sense of community between students and teachers. The teachers create an environment that encourages both collaboration and practical thinking. I feel....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,673,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Charter High Schools in Denver Area.

    DSST: Green Valley Ranch High School

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    Denver Public Schools, CO,

    9-12,

    75 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says DSST has an exceptional amount of diversity, which in turn, creates a more accepting and cultured environment. I have not seen or experienced any kind of bullying here; in fact, being different is a....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 556,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  6. #12 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Denver Area.

    American Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Douglas County School District No. RE-1, CO,

    PK, K-8,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We love American Academy! The school’s charter says that the school is academically rigorous, which is why we chose to come here. AA offers differentiated instruction, meaning that children are...Other pluses: Core Knowledge curriculum, STEM units once each semester, amazing arts/drama program. The main “complaint” of parents here is the amount of homework. It seems that kids either get it done on their own with no issues (at a certain grade level all of the kids have a study hall) or kids....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,535,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  7. #9 Best Charter High Schools in Denver Area.

    Twin Peaks Charter Academy

    St Vrain Valley School District, CO,

    K-12,

    29 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Twin Peaks Charter Academy is the oldest charter school in the St Vrain Valley School District for good reason! Stellar faculty, staff and leadership provide a welcoming and safe environment where...As a parent of 3 students, I am blown away daily by the depths of character and dedication of our teachers and leadership, the passion for teaching and leading our kids to be better, and the feeling....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 729,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,