Boulder High School

  • Boulder High School serves 2,002 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Boulder High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Boulder High School's student population of 2,002 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,002 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Boulder High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Boulder High School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank
31%
30%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Boulder High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Boulder High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Boulder High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
71%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Boulder High School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Boulder High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.460.39
This chart display the diversity score of Boulder High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Boulder High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Boulder High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoulder Valley No. Re2 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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