USA Colorado, USA
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Boulder Valley School District

Established: 1959
STEM
Mountains
Blue Ribbon

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    2000
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder Valley School District in Boulder, Colorado is about 40 minutes north of Denver. There are countless academic, athletic, and arts opportunities including over 30 AP courses and more than 60 extracurriculars. International students can co-enroll in Front Range Community College or Colorado State University to earn college credits, including outstanding courses in STEM.

FACILITIES
The facilities in the district include science labs, music rooms, football stadiums, sports fields, tennis courts, pools, and auditoriums. All schools in the district also use technology as a teaching tool.

SPORTS AND ARTS
There are excellent competitive athletic programs in the district, which take advantage of Colorado’s location with many winter sports available. One of the high schools in the district won the Boys Soccer Colorado State Championships in 2020. The district offers some intramural sports as well such as Badminton, Basketball, Cheer, Cross Country Skiing, Dodgeball, Kickball, Mountain Biking, and Ultimate Frisbee.
Students can explore many different areas of the fine arts, including 4 AP classes, Digital Art and Design, Orchestra, and Jazz Band. Unique courses include Culinary Arts, Pottery and Sculpture, and Wood Working, supplemented by numerous extracurriculars.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Boulder was named “the happiest place in the US” by National Geographic and “America’s Foodiest Town” by Bon Appétit. Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, it is known for its creative, laid-back lifestyle and beautiful landscapes. International students can take advantage of never-ending outdoor activities including award-winning skiing to amazing hiking and biking trails with breath taking views.


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Famous Alumni

Dick Anders - NFL Player for Miami Dophins, Jello Diafra - Lead Singer of Dead Kennedys, Brian Bonsall - Former Child Actor of Family Ties, Stephen Johnson - Pro Baseball Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants, Steve Ells - Founder and CEO of Chipotle Restaurant Chain, Rick Reilly - Columnist for ESPN

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 10% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:23
SAT Average
1290
ACT Average
28
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
French Immersion
No
Sports
American Football, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Dance, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
2D Art and Design, 3D Design, Art History, Digital Art and Design, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Pottery and Sculpture, Sculpture, Theater
Music
Band, Choir, Jazz Band, Music Theory, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, French Language, German Language and Culture, Human Geography, Japanese Language and Culture, Latin Language, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Languages
American Sign Language, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Chess Club, Circle of Friends, Crochet, Engineering Club, Math Club, Thespian Society
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
14-18
ELTiS Minimum
215
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 65

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