Boulder Valley School District Rankings
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- A-1,770 Students
- A-926 Students
- A-640 Students
- B+405 Students
- B279 Students
- B-266 Students
- C+259 Students
- A+250 Students
- A+240 Students
- A+236 Students
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Boulder Valley School District Reviews
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I will have been at BVSD for 13 years now, my entire schooling career. Through that time, I've seen some troubling things occur within the management of the school and overall administration. The late superintendent of the school cared not for the safety of students, as he allowed school to continue with over two feet of snow on the ground, and thick ice on the road. In addition, the district, in my view, is much more focused on obtaining funding from the state of Colorado, rather than introduce useful information to students in its curriculum. To a 13-year student like myself, I feel that BVSD is preparing students only for standardized testing to achieve greater funding. This does not include AP tests of IB diplomas, only state-required exams. I feel like more of a number at this school district than I would hope.
I have been attending schools in the Boulder Valley School District since kindergarten. Now I am a senior in high school and I can conclude that overall my educational experience has been good. I have developed my own unique thought process and I'm sure every other student has as well. From elementary to high school, each teacher was helpful and resourceful. Each class was engaging and challenging enough to keep students interested. Although there were the occasional complaints about the taste of the cafeteria food or unprofessional faculty behavior (incorporating strong political bias in their teaching), I believe that the Boulder Valley School District prepared me enough to continue my education successfully.
The Boulder Valley School District has helped me to achieve my education goals over the 13 years that I have attended elementary, middle, and high school. I had a very positive experience at Lafayette Elementary, which was the fastest growing school in the area at the time, I greatly value my time at Angevine Middle School, which taught me the value of diversity, understanding, and kindness, and through the International Baccalaureate Degree program at Centaurus, I have been able to thoroughly prepare myself for college. At Centaurus, however, there have been cases of bullying to the point of suicide and bombs/bomb threats multiple times, which doesn't always leave me feeling extremely safe. I am not sure this is an issue with the district itself (or an issue with the United States and its culture in general) but it is one of the only negative things I have to say about the district itself.