Top Colorado Private Schools
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 534 top private schools in Colorado, serving 71,571 students.
- The average private school tuition is $8,743 for elementary schools and $15,450 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 90% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 23% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
Front Range Christian School Photo - FRCS is a discipleship school. The goal is to grow the roots deeper for students to know who Christ is and who He created them to be. All students, grades K-12, participate in weekly chapel services.
International School of Denver Photo - At ISDenver, your children will transform from students to global citizens. We are a multicultural, multilingual school, welcoming children ages 3 - 8th grade to our inclusive, globally minded community.
St. Mary's Academy Photo - The St. Mary's Academy Pre-Kindergarten program is based in a specially designed co-ed PK classroom with a dedicated outdoor space. We offer authentic learning opportunities with highly acclaimed teachers who focus on the social-emotional development of students and teach using developmentally appropriate and research-based practices.
Heritage Christian Academy Photo - Heritage Christian Academy is located north of Mulberry and west of Timberline in North Fort Collins at 2506 Zurich Drive.
Dawson School Photo - Each fall, the entire high school participates in class trips to many locations around the state. Students learn camping skills, rafting, leadership, team building and participate in community service.
Top Colorado Private Schools by County (2020-21)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 31 Schools2,983 Students32% Minority
- 2 Schools49 Students48% Minority
- 53 Schools10,680 Students20% Minority
- 3 Schools138 Students19% Minority
- 58 Schools5,298 Students16% Minority
- 18 Schools2,542 Students30% Minority
- 3 Schools196 Students8% Minority
- 2 Schools36 Students33% Minority
- 84 Schools14,908 Students34% Minority
- 37 Schools7,063 Students17% Minority
- 5 Schools619 Students11% Minority
- 52 Schools6,557 Students22% Minority
- 2 Schools42 Students18% Minority
- 8 Schools821 Students18% Minority
- 2 Schools54 Students12% Minority
- 1 Schools61 Students- Minority
- 68 Schools9,559 Students18% Minority
- 10 Schools670 Students15% Minority
- 1 Schools96 Students16% Minority
- 31 Schools3,944 Students17% Minority
- 3 Schools74 Students44% Minority
- 12 Schools1,177 Students20% Minority
- 1 Schools70 Students3% Minority
- 3 Schools77 Students19% Minority
- 4 Schools276 Students13% Minority
- 3 Schools139 Students40% Minority
- 2 Schools68 Students35% Minority
- 1 Schools40 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools260 Students4% Minority
- 10 Schools755 Students36% Minority
- 1 Schools13 Students20% Minority
- 2 Schools56 Students5% Minority
- 4 Schools169 Students6% Minority
- 2 Schools432 Students16% Minority
- 2 Schools86 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools82 Students9% Minority
- 12 Schools1,505 Students30% Minority
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