Rampart is one of 40 Colorado public high schools to make Newsweek's list of top 2,000 public high schools.

Rampart had the highest ranking in the Pikes Peak region, coming in at No. 479. Cheyenne Mountain was next at 676, followed by The Classical Academy (786) and Air Academy (1,078).

The schools were ranked based on graduation rates, college-acceptance rates, test scores and percentage of students enrolled in accelerated classes.

Peak to Peak Charter School in Lafayette had the highest ranking in Colorado at No. 49.

See the complete list here: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2013/05/06/america-s-best-high-schools.html