Top Colorado Private Schools
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 546 top private schools in Colorado, serving 73,334 students.
- The average private school tuition is $8,155 for elementary schools and $14,557 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 91% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 23% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
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.
Alexander 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 (2019-20)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 31 Schools3,042 Students39% Minority
- 2 Schools59 Students43% Minority
- 58 Schools11,493 Students22% Minority
- 3 Schools138 Students19% Minority
- 58 Schools5,613 Students13% Minority
- 19 Schools2,811 Students27% Minority
- 4 Schools225 Students10% Minority
- 2 Schools26 Students21% Minority
- 88 Schools15,651 Students33% Minority
- 37 Schools6,556 Students14% Minority
- 5 Schools663 Students11% Minority
- 54 Schools6,482 Students20% Minority
- 2 Schools35 Students28% Minority
- 8 Schools818 Students14% Minority
- 2 Schools74 Students9% Minority
- 1 Schools61 Students- Minority
- 71 Schools9,820 Students17% Minority
- 10 Schools698 Students17% Minority
- 1 Schools48 Students14% Minority
- 32 Schools4,085 Students15% Minority
- 2 Schools44 Students44% Minority
- 12 Schools1,114 Students19% Minority
- 3 Schools83 Students17% Minority
- 3 Schools173 Students10% Minority
- 3 Schools135 Students34% Minority
- 2 Schools68 Students35% Minority
- 1 Schools32 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools260 Students4% Minority
- 9 Schools877 Students31% Minority
- 1 Schools12 Students17% Minority
- 2 Schools62 Students13% Minority
- 4 Schools184 Students5% Minority
- 2 Schools438 Students16% Minority
- 2 Schools118 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools67 Students9% Minority
- 11 Schools1,240 Students29% Minority
Sometimes a regular school is not the right fit for a child. Perhaps she needs an alternative school.
A parent and I chat about finding the best school for her daughter. While the parent may be fictitious, her questions are quite typical of the kind of questions and concerns parents have when thinking about sending their children to private school.
We look at several ways you can use to search for private schools. Whether you are beginning the search process for a school for your child or just want to find out more about particular schools, we offer some tips and tricks to make searching more efficient.