Best Colorado Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 498 private schools serving 70,176 students in Colorado (there are 1,918 public schools, serving 881,937 students). 7% of all K-12 students in Colorado are educated in private schools compared to the national average of 10%.
The average private school tuition is $11,387 for elementary schools and $15,941 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Colorado include International School of Denver, Rocky Mountain Montessori Academy and Denver Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 90% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 26% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
48% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Colorado Private Schools by County (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
31
3,117
27%
50
10,566
28%
56
5,421
19%
78
14,329
34%
37
7,121
20%
49
6,409
25%
31
3,828
18%
9
1,046
23%
11
1,420
31%

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