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Boulder High School
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  • Public
  • BOULDER, CO

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Boulder High School is a top rated, public school located in BOULDER, CO. It has 2,153 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 66% of students are at least proficient in math and 81% in reading.

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Boulder High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
81%
Percent Proficient - Math
66%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1300
425 responses
Average ACT
29
319 responses
AP Enrollment
39%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$69,520
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,554
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$700,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 28 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 81 responses
  • The paper drop at the end of AP testing
    28%
  • Senior BBQ
    12%
  • Senior pranks
    12%
  • Cap toss at Graduation
    11%
  • School plays
    9%
  • Sport Events
    9%
  • Band and Orchestra concerts.
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,153
Free or Reduced Lunch
23%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 30 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 30 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 30 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$78,760
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.9%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 36 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 36 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 36 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,732 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 52 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 52 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 52 responses

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