Best Garfield County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 private schools serving 853 students in Garfield County, CO (there are 30 public schools, serving 10,682 public students). 7% of all K-12 students in Garfield County, CO are educated in private schools (compared to the CO state average of 8%).
The best top ranked private school in Garfield County, CO include Colorado Rocky Mountain School.
The average acceptance rate is 94%, which is higher than the Colorado private school average acceptance rate of 91%.
63% of private schools in Garfield County, CO are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Seventh Day Adventist).

Top Ranked Garfield County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
500 Holden Way
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-2562
Grades: 9-12
| 160 students
Ambleside School Rocky Mountains
Ambleside School Rocky Mountains Photo - 2nd grade teacher shares snail with students during Nature Study
(Christian)
(2)
151 W. Main
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 930-1804
Grades: PK-8
| 55 students
Columbine Christian School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
2314 Blake Ave
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-7630
Grades: K-8
| 13 students
Emmanuel Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
652 E 5th St
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 625-4978
Grades: PK-K
| 59 students
Liberty Classical Academy
Liberty Classical Academy Photo - Liberty Classical Academy is a K-12 school in New Castle, Colorado that strives to nurture students with the love of God, the humility of Christ and the values of faith, family, and community.
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(2)
5033 County Road 335 #295
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 984-0604
Grades: PK-12
| 161 students
Mt. Sopris Montessori School
Montessori School
879 Euclid Avenue
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-3506
Grades: NS-PK
| 98 students
St. St.ephen Catholic School
(Catholic)
414 Hyland Park Drive
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-7746
Grades: PK-8
| 144 students
Waldorf School On The Roaring Fork
Special Program Emphasis
16543 Old Highway 82
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-1960
Grades: PK-8
| 163 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Garfield County, CO?
The top ranked private schools in Garfield County, CO include Colorado Rocky Mountain School.
How many private schools are located in Garfield County, CO?
8 private schools are located in Garfield County, CO.
How diverse are private schools in Garfield County, CO?
Garfield County, CO private schools are approximately 21% minority students, which is lower than the Colorado private school average of 24%.
What percentage of students in Garfield County, CO go to private school?
7% of all K-12 students in Garfield County, CO are educated in private schools (compared to the CO state average of 8%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Garfield County, CO?
63% of private schools in Garfield County, CO are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Seventh Day Adventist).

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