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Photos: Ten best Colorado high schools according to U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recently set out to determine the best high schools in America, as well as the finest in each state. And while the top ten Colorado finishers didn't set any records on the national stage (the top finisher is ranked at number 66 overall), they're more wide-ranging than many might expect. The majority are located in Denver or Boulder, but schools from mountain communities and more also made their mark.

Continue to count down the top ten, complete with photos and click-to-enlarge data from U.S. News & World Report.

Number 10: Conifer Senior High School

10441 COUNTY HWY 73

CONIFER, CO 80433
Number 9: Evergreen High School

29300 BUFFALO RD

EVERGREEN, CO 80439
Continue to keep counting down the ten best Colorado high schools according to U.S. News & World Report. Number 8: Denver School of the Arts

7111 MONTVIEW BLVD

DENVER, CO 80220
Number 7:
Cherry Creek High School

9300 EAST UNION AVE

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO 80111
Continue to keep counting down the ten best Colorado high schools according to U.S. News & World Report. Number 6: Crested Butte Community School

818 RED LADY AVE

CRESTED BUTTE, CO 81224
Number 5: Ridgeview Classical Schools

1800 SOUTH LEMAY AVE

FORT COLLINS, CO 80525
Continue to keep counting down the ten best Colorado high schools according to U.S. News & World Report. Number 4: Denver Center for International Studies

574 WEST 6TH AVE

DENVER, CO 80204
Number 3: Fairview High School

1515 GREENBRIAR BLVD

BOULDER, CO 80305Continue to keep counting down the ten best Colorado high schools according to U.S. News & World Report. Number 2: D'Evelyn Junior/​Senior High School

10359 WEST NASSAU AVE

DENVER, CO 80235
Number 1: Peak to Peak Charter School

800 MERLIN DR

LAFAYETTE, CO 80026

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