6500 East Arapahoe Road
Boulder, CO 80303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Boulder Universal serves 954 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Boulder Universal placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 954 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥80% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Boulder Universal ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Boulder Universal's student population of 954 students has grown by 1009% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 1300% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
954 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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State Accredited Program
Yes
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
Yes
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
Yes
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Boulder Universal is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Boulder Universal is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#195 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥80%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
74%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 954 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥80% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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