Founded in 1875 as part of the University of Colorado, Boulder High is the oldest established high school in Colorado. Students regularly access the CU libraries, the Conference on World Affairs and cultural community activities. Boulder High is an Advanced Placement focus school, with one of the most comprehensive programs in the state, offering 29 Advanced Placement courses. Visual and performing arts have an excellent reputation. The pottery, photography and video production studios and science labs are state of the art. Boulder High has one of the district’s largest English-as-a-second-language programs, serving students from 30 countries. It also offers five foreign languages: Spanish, French, German, Japanese and Latin.