Many people live in Colorado Springs, because some of Colorado’s best schools are located within the area.  Three out of the eight school districts in the area are ranked in the top ten out of 106 schools in the state of Colorado. 

Cheyenne Mountain School District No. 12 is ranked 2nd and it is located in the southwestern corner of Colorado Springs.  The district has one preschool, five elementary schools, one junior high school, one high school and one charter school.  There are approximately 4,600 students in the district and the school’s excellent standing comes from the students who strive to work hard every day.

The Lewis-Palmer Consolidated School District No. 38 is located at the North End of El Paso County and it is ranked 3rd out of 106 Colorado schools.  The district has five elementary schools, one middle school and two high schools.  There are more than 6,000 students in the district and the schools have programs that assist students of all learning abilities.  With the continued growth within the school district, plans have begun to reconfigure the schools and expand the transportation facilities to accommodate more students in the future. 

Academy School District No. 20 is ranked 9th on the list of top schools in Colorado and students who live in the Northern part of Colorado Springs attend this district.  The district has one preschool, twenty-one elementary schools, eight middle schools, seven high schools and one charter school.  This school district is rather large with over 24,000 students in attendance.    


These three school districts give families excellent options for their children and makes Colorado Springs one of the best places to live in the state of Colorado.  Every parent will agree that a good school district is necessary for children and parents in this area will want to check out these districts as potential schools for their children.