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Boulder Valley School District (BVSD):
Serving the City of Boulder and surrounding areas with 29 Elementary schools, 21 Secondary Schools, 4 K-8 Schools, and a variety of Focus, Charter, and Alternative Schools, the BVSD is a popular and sought-after school district with a well-desrved reputation for innovation and quality, that you will be proud to support. According to the Colorado Department of Education, the BVSD ranks as the 8th largest in the state with a 2009-2010 enrollment of 29,011 students. You can review performance results from the Colorado Department of Education for any school district in Colorado using this link, or get individual performance reports on every school in the District by clicking below.
We recommend checking with the District to double check the attendance area(s), but you can start by using the BVSD Attendance Area Map. You can also check a neighborhood or a property address using the District's School Locator. The following map shows each of the schools in the Boulder Valley School District:
You can click on any school marker above for the name of that school, its profile, contact info, web site, and even driving directions. You can also click on the "View Larger Map" link just under the bottom left-hand corner of the map, and it will produce a list of each school in the BVSD broken down by Elementary, Middle, and High Schools, with links to each one for even more information. Browse the BVSD's Newcomer page.
Here are links to a few of BVSD's Top-Rated (CSAP Excellent-Rated) Schools:
- Bear Creek Elementary - 2500 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, 80305, (720) 561-3500. Situated atop one of Boulder's beautiful mesas and enjoying a 30-year tradition of excellence, Bear Creek was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2006. Average years of teaching experience: 13; Average student-to-teacher ratio is 20.1-to-1. Maintains a reputation as one of Boulder's Best.
- Douglass Elementary - 840 75th Street, Boulder, 80303, (720) 561-5541. Douglass has a reputation as a neighborhood school that serves over 400 students in single-grade classrooms, and excels with a strong home-school partnership. It has received many awards, including the Colorado Dept. of Education's John Irwin Award for high academic achievement. Average years of teaching experience: 14; Average student-to-teacher ratio: 19.1-to-1. Douglass has a reputation as being an innovative place to learn.
- Fairview High School - 1515 Greenbriar Blvd., Boulder, 80305, (720) 561-3100. Serving nearly 2,100 students, Fairview is an award-winning and comprehensive 4-year High School, recognized at the International Baccalaureate (IB) location for Boulder Valley Schools. Known for its rich and vigorous academics, Fairview also has a highly competitive sports and nationally recognized fine arts programs. Average years of teaching experience: 12; Average student-to-teacher ratio: 22-to-1.
- Foothill Elementary - 1001 Hawthorn Ave., Boulder, 80304, (720) 561-2600. Serving over 500 students, Foothill is a neighborhood school in NW Boulder. The school has been named a John Irwin School of Excellence for Student Achievement and a Green Star Environmental School for the waste-free recycling program. Average years of teaching experiance: 10; Average student-to-teacher ratio: 17.8-to-1.
- High Peaks Elementary - 3995 E. Aurora Ave., Boulder, 80303, (720) 561-6500. Opened in 1995 with a core-knowledge focus, High Peaks serves about 300 students in grades PK-5. Average years of teaching experience: 9; Average student-to-teacher ratio: 18.5-to-1.
- Boulder High School - 1604 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 80302, (720) 561-2200. Known as Colorado's oldest established high school, Boulder High is also considered one of the finest. Originally founded as part of The University of Colorado in 1875, the school is built in a beautiful setting in Boulder and offers one of the best Advanced Placement (AP) Programs in the state. Serving about 1,800 students, it has the largest English-as-a-second-language program and serves students from 30 countries. Average years of teaching experience is 14; Average student-to-teacher ratio is 19.2-to-1.
St. Vrain Valley School District:
The St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) generally serves the Boulder County area and portions of the Weld County area to the north and east of the City of Boulder, including Longmont, Erie, Niwot, Mead, Firestone, Frederick, and Lyons. The SVVSD encompasses a total of 48 schools spread out over about 411 square miles, making it the 9th largest in the State of Colorado with a 2009-2010 enrollment of 26,724 students, and has been the 4th fastest-growing district in the state from 2004-2008. The SVVSD is also one of the area's largest employers with 3,500 employees. The District is home to 9 of the state's "Excellent" rated schools, almost 50% of it's secondary students currently take advanced level course(s), and its mean high-school scores outperformed the state average by almost 8%. You can review a 3-year District Performance Framework Report using this link, or get individual performance reports on every school in the District by clicking below.
In November 2008, voters in the District approved a $189 million dollar bond issue that resulted in numerous infrastructure repair projects throughout the District. Projects began immediately thereafter, with 19 schools or district buildings presently involved in some type of facility enhancement. Read more information on the bond issue using this link.
The SVVSD offers 25 Elementary Schools, 9 Middle Schools, 1 Mid/Senior School, 7 High Schools, 2 Alternative Schools, and 5 Charter Schools. This is a map of the St. Vrain Valley School District Coverage Area; for reference the city in the middle of the coverage area is Longmont, with the City of Boulder just to the southwest:
The St. Vrain Valley School District is a very well-respected district and provides many Front Range students with a high-quality education. Over the past 4 years, district students have scored at or above their peers throughout the state in all 29 CSAP content areas (in 27 they score above). District ACT scores have increased for the 3rd consecutive year, and St. Vrain is home to 19 of the state's Excellent and/or High rated schools. Here are links to Enrollment Information and a few of the St. Vrain Valley School District's Top-Rated (CSAP Excellent and High-Rated) schools:
- Altona Middle School - 4600 Clover Basin Drive, Longmont, 80503 (720) 494-3980. One of the newest Middle Schools in the District, Altona is located in fast-growing Southwest Longmont, and is situated between feeder schools, Eagle Crest Elementary and Silver Creek High Schools.
- Eagle Crest Elementary - 4444 Clover Basin Drive, Longmont, 80503, (303) 485-6073. Openened in 1999 and known as the Golden Eagles, Eagle Crest is a K-4 school with approximately 550 students.
- Flagstaff Academy Charter School - 2040 Miller Dr., Longmont, 80501, (303) 651-7900. A K-8 Charter School with approximately 870 students, Flagstaff is one of two new Charter Schools authorized by the District and opened in 2005. The school uses a Core Knowledge curriculum and ttendance is determined by lottery.
- Hygiene Elementary - 11968 North 75th Street, Longmont, 80503, (720) 652-8021. A K-5 school with about 420 students, Hygiene Elementary is located near the northwest corner of Longmont and prospers with strong parental support and involvement. Combined with the school's long-term goal centered around writing, is a well-respected choice in the District.
- Silver Creek High School - 4901 Nelson Road, Longmont, 80503 (720) 494-3721. The newest High School in the District and serving nearly 1,100 students in grades 9-12, the Silver Creek Raptors have become an academic and athletic force to be reckoned with since opening in 2000. A standards-based school, Silver Creek allows students to learn and re-learn concepts until they can demonstrate mastery. Located in fast-growing Southwest Longmont near major employment centers.
- Niwot High School - 8989 East Niwot Road, Niwot, 80503, (303) 652-2550. The Niwot Cougars have a reputation as being one of the finest schools in the State. With about 1,300 students and featuring the International Baccalaureate (IB) Degree Program, this High School exhibits academic and athletic excellence at the state level. The school offers Advanced Placement courses in calculus, biology, chemistry, English, U.S. history, Spanish, physics and psychology.
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Listing information last updated on May 22nd, 2013 at 3:00pm MDT.