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2023 Best Public High Schools in Colorado

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  1. #5 Best Public High Schools in Colorado.

    D'Evelyn Junior/Senior High School

    Jefferson County School District No. R-1, CO,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says All the teacher truly care to see success in all students. They are there to help and guild you. Everyone is there to look out for you. I find the counselors amazing as you can always go and talk to....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,132,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  2. #7 Best Public High Schools in Colorado.

    Boulder High School

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    Boulder Valley School District, CO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says It was pretty good! Honestly, high school always has the chance of being good or bad. The reality of the situation, is that you get to choose your outcome. If you choose the right crowd, you’ll be....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,131,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  3. #10 Best Public High Schools in Colorado.

    Dsst: Byers High School

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    Denver Public Schools, CO,

    9-12,

    25 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 569,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  4. #12 Best Public High Schools in Colorado.

    Cheyenne Mountain High School

    Cheyenne Mountain School District No. 12, CO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Cheyenne Mountain High School is synonymous with academic excellence, athletic prestige (101 state championships), and nationally recognized music and art programs. Nestled at the foothills of....

    Read 181 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,271,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  5. #14 Best Public High Schools in Colorado.

    Denver School of the Arts

    Denver Public Schools, CO,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Denver School of the Arts was overall a very enriching experience when it came to furthering my skills in the arts. The resources provided for this course of study were phenomenal. The main concerns...#1) While this school can be very beneficial for someone looking to follow the arts, it can often be difficult path for someone who has decided that the arts are not for them. Many students decide...#2) The school spirit is generally lacking. While there are many school sponsored events that students can attend while enrolled at DSA, many of them revolve around individual art forms. This makes....

    Read 265 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,099,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  6. #16 Best Public High Schools in Colorado.

    Liberty Common Charter School

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    Poudre School District, CO,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Liberty is a fantastic school if you're looking for a really good education. It has an amazing faculty and course structure. It's small, so everyone knows everyone else. Everyone who goes to Liberty...However, if you want to do a lot of extra curriculars outside of school, Liberty is probably not the school for you. Time spent doing homework can range anywhere from one hour (on a good day) to four....

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,163,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  7. #21 Best Public High Schools in Colorado.

    STEM School Highlands Ranch

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

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son is a graduating senior (2023) and we can't be happier at STEM. He was part of the first elementary class (grade 5) and has been at STEM ever since. This has allowed him to develop close....

    Read 76 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,673,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  8. #22 Best Public High Schools in Colorado.

    Mountain Vista High School

    Blue checkmark.

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

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The classes offered are extensive from the normal classes, specialty classes, and electives. Douglas County gives students a lot of opportunities to take classes with the local community college. The...The school security team is very good at their jobs. Always very polite and helpful. It isn't the most diverse school. The school is in a great setting. They keep the grounds and school very tidy..

    Read 411 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,367,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  9. #25 Best Public High Schools in Colorado.

    Palmer Ridge High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Lewis-Palmer School District 38, CO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Palmer Ridge High School prides itself on its devotion to adapt to each and every individual student at the school. Everyone is their own person, and we all learn and interact differently. Palmer....

    Read 368 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,227,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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