PROFICIENCY 45% 32% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
51%Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
50%Boulder
34%Colorado

Boulder High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Boulder Valley School District No. Re2" in Boulder, CO. There are a total of 1,993 students and 97 teachers at Boulder High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 396 free lunch students and 32 reduced lunch students.

Boulder High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 32% higher than the Colorado average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1993
Teachers96.63
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch396
Reduced lunch32

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment1,045
Taking some courses877
Taking some courses (not tests)175
Passing some courses702
Passing no courses166

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Boulder High School, there are a total of 1,045 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 877 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School35-39%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50-54%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Boulder High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictColoradoNational
Caucasian 71.1% 70.0% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 1.9% 0.9% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 4.4% 5.8% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 17.8% 17.7% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.5% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.4% 4.9% 3.5% 3.1%

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Boulder demographics profile

StatisticBoulderColoradoNational
Population1485,359,295318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)715091
Median age66.636.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)87%56%55%
Speak English81%83%79%
Speak Spanish0%12%13%

Education level achieved in Boulder

IndexBoulderColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade100.0%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school100.0%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college82.9%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.6%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.8%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters17.1%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree17.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate17.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Boulder High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.