ASPEN REAL ESTATE – Aspen High School is the No. 1 high school in Colorado and 59th in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Colorado High school rankings
1. Aspen High School
2. Peak to Peak Charter School, Layfayette
3. D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School, Denver
4. Ridgeview Classical Schools, Fort Collins
5. The Classical Academy High School, Colorado Springs

The magazine’s rankings, which were released online Tuesday, took into account nearly 22,000 public high schools across the country, giving the top performers gold, silver and bronze medals. Aspen High was one of 18 schools in the state to receive gold.

US News & World Report Best High School Rankings

By Jeanne McGovern, May 8, 2012 AT Link to article

See NYT for interesting 6/3/12 article “At Wealthy School Districts, Strong PTA’s Help Fill Gaps

Aspen School District campus. Aspen Mtn, Ruthies Run, is along the ridge line in the background.