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Boulder Valley School District
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  • BOULDER, CO

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  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
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  8. Food
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  9. Resources & Facilities
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About

6500 ARAPAHOE RD
BOULDER, CO 80303
About Boulder Valley School District...

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Grades
PK, K-12
Total Schools
56
Students
29,008
From Boulder Valley School District

BVSD stands as a leader in academic excellence with outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement.

The Boulder Valley School District consistently ranks among the top three of Colorado’s large Front Range school districts – and often as the TOP district – as measured by state and national academic rankings.

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) stretches from the peaks of the Continental Divide to the suburbs of Denver and serves 30,000 students across 56 schools.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
49%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1280
2,765 responses
Average ACT
29
1,208 responses

Boulder Universal (BU) is BVSD's only multi-district online school offering virtual classes to a wide variety of students from Kindergarten through 12th grade.

academic spotlight

BU is a public school funded by the state & accredited with the Colorado Department of Education. Their curriculum is designed to challenge the potential of each student and includes a college preparatory curriculum, advanced level curriculum, as well as college level coursework. BU is excited to be the recipient of the John Irwin School of Excellence Award Winner for 2018, 2019, 2022, and 2023.

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
29,008
Free or Reduced Lunch
20.9%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$89,434
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.5%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$19,494 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    39%
  • Other
    2%

Living in the Area

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  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$99,770
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,828
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$671,100
National
$281,900

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