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Stephanie Faren

Director, Health Services
Director, Health Services

Outdoor Air Quality

Student and staff health and safety is a top priority for the Boulder Valley School District. Poor outdoor air quality can create uncomfortable, and even dangerous conditions outside and even inside our schools for staff and students, particularly individuals with respiratory health conditions. 

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment monitors outdoor air quality around the State, maintains an Air Quality Index (AQI) for local areas, and reports Air Quality Advisories. 

AirNow - Air Quality Index for Boulder, CO

BVSD has  established the following recommendations to guide school administrators in decision making related to outdoor air quality: 

BVSD Outdoor Air Quality Recommendations for Schools