Best Colorado Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 495 private schools serving 70,205 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 $11,476 for elementary schools and $16,005 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Colorado include Ave Maria Catholic School, Rocky Mountain Montessori Academy and Graland Country Day School.
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
3,175
27%
50
10,568
28%
55
5,387
19%
77
14,277
34%
37
7,123
20%
49
6,409
25%
31
3,828
18%
9
1,046
23%
11
1,420
31%

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