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2024 Best Public High Schools in the Denver Area

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  1. #5 Best Public High Schools in Denver Area.

    Grandview High School

    Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of Arapah, CO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I enjoy the learning environment and peaceful atmosphere Grandview provides for its students, however, there are minor flaws, inevitably, within the school system. Some sports are underrepresented....

    Read 650 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,851,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  2. #8 Best Public High Schools in Denver Area.

    Boulder High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Boulder Valley School District No. Re2, CO,

    9-12,

    316 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Boulder High School is an amazing, safe, academically rigorous, and accepting school. The school has a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive atmosphere. Many advanced and AP courses are offered,....

    Read 316 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,139,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  3. #11 Best Public High Schools in Denver Area.

    DSST: Montview High School

    Blue checkmark.

    School District No. 1 in the county of Denver and State of C, CO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says At our school, diversity is not just a buzzword; it's the cornerstone of our community. We pride ourselves on fostering an environment where students from all backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives....

    Read 256 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 570,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  4. #12 Best Public High Schools in Denver Area.

    STEM School Highlands Ranch

    Blue checkmark.

    Douglas County School District No. Re 1, CO,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have elementary and middle school daughters at STEM. I'm really impressed with the high expectations the teachers have for students and they way they all "nerd out" together. The kids have tons....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,455,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  5. #13 Best Public High Schools in Denver Area.

    Niwot High School

    Blue checkmark.

    St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1J, CO,

    9-12,

    393 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says My best experiences at Niwot have been in academics, especially because I am an IB Diploma Candidate, but my experiences with AP classes have also been very good. It’s a competitive culture, but I....

    Read 393 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,484,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  6. #15 Best Public High Schools in Denver Area.

    DSST: Cedar High School

    Blue checkmark.

    School District No. 1 in the county of Denver and State of C, CO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says DSST: Cedar is a perplexing case. Its academics are by far amazing! While, no, a student enrolled here will not have the same amount classes to choose from when compared to a student at a flagship....

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 557,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  7. #16 Best Public High Schools in Denver Area.

    Cherokee Trail High School

    Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of Arapah, CO,

    9-12,

    634 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I went to this school for all 4 years of my high school journey, and I loved every moment of it. Some of my most memorable experiences was being on the poms team. Being on the poms team means, that I....

    Read 634 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,833,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  8. #17 Best Public High Schools in Denver Area.

    Mountain Vista High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Douglas County School District No. Re 1, CO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I wanted to attend Mountain Vista High School since I was in elementary school as I was a student in the Douglas County School system since kindergarten. This school exponentially prepares students....

    Read 434 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,365,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  9. #19 Best Public High Schools in Denver Area.

    Northfield High School

    Blue checkmark.

    School District No. 1 in the county of Denver and State of C, CO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Northfield High School offer a wide range of academic programs, extracurricular activities, and sports teams, providing students with diverse opportunities to explore their interests and talents. A...Increasing Support Services: Investing in additional support services such as counseling, tutoring, and mental health resources can help address the diverse needs of students and promote their....

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,570,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  10. #22 Best Public High Schools in Denver Area.

    Centaurus High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Boulder Valley School District No. Re2, CO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Centaurus High School is praised for its strong academic support and commitment to diversity. The teachers are knowledgeable and dedicated to ensuring every student reaches their full potential. The....

    Read 288 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,594,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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