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Places With The Best Education System In Colorado 2020

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  • Cherry Hills Village, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,414
88
  • Superior, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,928
  • I enjoyed the great scenic mountainscapes while living in Superior Colorado. The city is situated in Boulder County. Superior is close to Boulder Colorado. The scenic community has excellent education…[read more]
82
  • Cherry Creek, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,053
  • Located just outside downtown Denver at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Cherry Creek, Colorado is an affluent suburb boasting a wide array of cultural activities and family-friendly fun. I love…[read more]
81
  • Dove Valley, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,358
73
  • Gunbarrel, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,559
73
  • Greenwood Village, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,208
  • I experienced an above par lifestyle while living in Greenwood Village Colorado. The city is situated in Arapahoe County. Greenwood Village is a suburb of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Colorado Metropolitan…[read more]
84
  • Louisville, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,972
  • I really loved living in Louisville, Colorado. With virtually no crime, this is one of the safest small cities in Colorado. With a population of approximately twenty-thousand, this is an ideal community…[read more]
77
  • Monument, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,346
79
  • Evergreen, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,580
81
  • Woodmoor, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,587
61
  • Castle Pines, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,389
  • This is the worst place in the entire state of Colorado to live. The people that live here are racist, homophobic and hate anyone who is not white. I would absolute recommend that you never move or buy a…[read more]
68
  • Boulder, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 105,420
  • This is by far the worst city that I have ever lived in, and I once lived in Ft. Lauderdale. It's full of entitled, narcissistic, ignorant a**h***s. There is no sense of community, no shopping, no…[read more]
65
  • Black Forest, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,506
  • You'll never run out of entertaining and interesting things to do when you're in Black Forest, since the city has activities that everyone in your family will love. There are several campgrounds in…[read more]
77
  • Steamboat Springs, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,336
  • I grew up in Steamboat Springs, CO. It is a FANTASTIC place to raise a family, and I will always be so grateful that my parents chose to move our family there from Denver, CO when I was 6 years old. My…[read more]
76
  • Stonegate, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,478
73
  • Dakota Ridge, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 34,133
  • Living in Dakota Ridge, Colorado is simply wonderful. There are plenty of great areas to see, but the best areas in Dakota Ridge, Colorado are found just outside your door with wonderful views of…[read more]
78
  • Gleneagle, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,583
71
  • Berthoud, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,766
76
  • Ken Caryl, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,883
  • Ken Caryl, CO is a rather unique community that is a suburb of Denver. I had one of my first apartments here after graduating college and getting one of my first jobs in the area. There are definitely…[read more]
76
  • Lone Tree, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,808
  • Living in Lone Tree, Colorado is a little bit of Heaven to say the very least. I have been living in Lone Tree, one of the best areas in the whole country in my humble opinion, for just about 30 years…[read more]
82
  • Highlands Ranch, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 106,596
  • I have lived in Highlands Ranch since 2005, and I moved to the community to raise my son as a single mother. It is much safer than most cities around Denver. Beware, the average income level for people…[read more]
72
  • Fairmount, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,484
75
  • Columbine, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,281
  • Columbine Colorado is a small town in the big state of Colorado. It has been made famous from it's high school when the Columbine Shooting happened in 1999. Unfortunately, this is how people view and the…[read more]
67
  • Aspen, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,788
  • I've lived here for 30 years as single Mom. I'll be relocating now as my 2nd of two is leaving for college in fall. The Aspen public school system is the best in the country but the price of living here…[read more]
81
  • Centennial, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 107,862
  • I have lived in nearly a dozen cities around the US and Centennial, CO is one of those cities that I miss. Most of the cities that I have spent my time in were amazing but, this city stands out among…[read more]
74
  • Broomfield, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 62,449
  • Broomfield is called what it is because Mayberry was already taken... Great city that is only going to get better. I am not a fan of suburbia but if you are going to live in it, Broomfield is as good…[read more]
81
  • Erie, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,801
  • Living in Erie Colorado was an amazing experience. My family and I lived there for over 5 years. We enjoyed the transparent sense of security and safety that the town provided. The weather there can be…[read more]
76
  • Littleton, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 45,072
  • I lived in Littleton for 4 years. Colorado native. We moved 2 years ago due to overcrowding. The biggest things affected are traffic (horrendous 7 days a week), housing inventory and prices (massively…[read more]
83
  • Parker, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 48,442
  • I lived in Parker City, Colorado, and my childhood couldn't have been happier. I remember there being many activities for those who loved the outdoors. My family would always go walking through the…[read more]
70
  • Air Force Academy, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,957
74
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 157,251
  • If I had a time machine, maybe things would be different. We've lived in Fort Collins for 5 years now. Everything there is to do here is done. Rent, home prices and the cost of living are skyrocketing.…[read more]
78
  • Windsor, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,154
  • Windsor, Colorado is a small town most people haven’t even heard of. However, this small town has a lot to offer. I have lived in a lot of different places and Windsor is by far one of my favorites. The…[read more]
75
  • Golden, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,268
  • You would be hard-pressed to find a more scenic place to live than Golden, Colorado. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Golden is an amazing place to live for people of all ages. I love…[read more]
73
  • Applewood, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,976
65
  • Vail, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,363
61
  • The Pinery, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,160
  • As a Colorado native, I have lived in many cities in Colorado. It's true that the Pinery is beautiful with rolling hills, trees and walking paths and it's very safe. However, there is not much…[read more]
65
  • Eagle, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,603
77
  • Salida, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,430
69
  • Wellington, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,409
64
  • Redlands, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,187
78
  • Lafayette, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,053
  • Lafayette is a beautiful town in Colorado, northeast of Superior. When you get up towards the Rocky Mountains there are truly some of the most breath-taking towns and the sunsets are worth more than a…[read more]
63
  • Durango, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,817
  • Durango, Colorado has all the mountains cites you can see, has all the parks you need, highest restaurants and weed stores per capital but gets boring kinda quick. The shopping here is not the greatest.…[read more]
66
  • Roxborough Park, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,657
77
  • Arvada, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 113,532
  • My wife and I stopped in Arvada Colorado last year, and had the opportunity to spend a little time there. Arvada is nestled at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Be sure to plan on being there…[read more]
65
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 448,759
  • I was recently(2019) in Colorado Springs for a little over half a year before moving away. My short stay was interesting and not in a good way. I lived in relatively nice apartment complex in one of…[read more]
70
  • Stratmoor, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,821
69
  • Fort Carson, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,873
  • Living in Fort Carson, CO is proven to be the best of two worlds. On one hand it is a small city nestled right outside of Colorado Springs and a short Drive from Denver. Then you have the beautiful…[read more]
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  • Loveland, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 73,360
  • We have lived here for years. After living in other CO towns as well as coast to coast this town has disappointed us. There is very little sense of community and schools are not great by national means.…[read more]
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  • Castle Rock, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 53,789
  • The powerful in Castle Rock seem to do nothing to stop the out of control growth. It seems that they actually encourage it. I moved here thinking I was getting a small town with lost of green space, but…[read more]
72
  • Manitou Springs, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,217

Moving to a new city in Colorado is a stressful process. Combine that with having to find a new school for your kids and stress levels can reach epic proportions! As they say “education is the cornerstone of our society” so you want to be sure that you find the right school for your children. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of cities with the best education system in Colorado with a minimum of 5,000 people.

Your children’s academic success can depend on your choice of education system. Finding the right city with the best education system in Colorado is no easy task. The quality of education varies from state to state, city to city and even district to district. In creating this list, we wanted to take into account more than just test scores. Although we do believe that standardized test scores are important we also wanted to factor in classroom sizes and graduation rates.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in Colorado, you can use the filters above. This will allow you to filter based on cities or neighborhoods, city size as well as home and rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your housing budget. You can also filter based on other important categories that may be important to you like amenities, cost of living, crime, employment, housing and weather.