District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Gilpin County Re 1 School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Gilpin County Re 1 School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Gilpin County Re-1 School District

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Parent / Guardian
November 16, 2017
This school has failed not only my child but many of their students and will continue to do so until there is some type of reform! They might have 3 or 4 decent teachers. Sure wish I would have heeded... More
Parent / Guardian
November 06, 2017
My 2 kids have been at Gilpin County School since they were 3 years old. I have always been impressed by the open communications between parents, teachers, and administration. I believe there is more... More
Parent / Guardian
October 29, 2017
I am a parent and have been for the past 15 years of the Gilpin County School here in Black Hawk. The progress that has been made in the past 7 years or so is absolutely incredible. I am very... More
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