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Boulder Valley School District serves approximately 30,000 students in 56 schools and covers areas including Boulder, Gold Hill, Jamestown, Lafayette, Louisville, Nederland, Superior, and parts of Broomfield and Erie.

Ready to be part of BVSD?
Get started on your application today. 

Online Registration enrolls students in district neighborhood schools based on household address.
Open Enrollment is for any students (district residency not required) wishing to apply to a school of choice. 

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K-12 Neighborhood Registration

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K-12 Open Enrollment

Apply to a school outside of your neighborhood

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A request to have your child attend a new school or a non-neighborhood school for the present school year requires an Administrative Transfer.

Applying to have your child attend a new school or a non-neighborhood school for the next school year is not considered a transfer and is handled through Open Enrollment.

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School Finder

New students are guaranteed a seat in their neighborhood attendance area school. 

To determine if your household's residence is within BVSD attendance boundaries and identify the neighborhood school(s) for your residence, please click below to learn more.

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Open Enrollment 

Families may choose to enroll their students in a school outside of their neighborhood to begin the next school year as long as there is sufficient programming, staff and space at the school.

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Student Records and Transcripts

Boulder Valley School District Student Enrollment Center is responsible for the archiving of student permanent records.

Former and Current Student Records Page

Enrollment Statistics

Below are reports detailing student enrollment, full time enrollment reports, funded head counts, and special program counts. Please contact the October Count Helpdesk if you have any questions.

Current Enrollment Counts

Enrollment Counts are run frequently in the beginning of the school year and monthly for the rest of the school year. Enrollment Counts are counts based on student enrollment for that day in time. 

August 2, 2019

August 6, 2019

August 9, 2019

August 13, 2019

August 16, 2019

August 20, 2019

August 23, 2019

August 27, 2019

September 4, 2019

September 11, 2019

September 18, 2019

September 25, 2019

October 1, 2019

November 1, 2019

Current October Count

The Student October Pupil Enrollment contains student enrollment information as of the pupil enrollment count date which is October 2, 2019 for the 19-20 school year. This information is used to determine the school demographics, number of students in instructional programs, free and reduced lunch counts, and distribution of school finances to school districts across the State of Colorado.

Available at the end of November:

Historical Counts

If you are looking for historical data, please click the button below. The past five years of data are available for you to download. If you are looking for earlier data that is not posted, please contact

Historical Counts


Foreign Students

F-1 Visa Options for Non-Immigrant Foreign Students

Students who plan to secure an F-1 visa must apply for a federal I-20 form. Before BVSD issues an I-20 form students must meet certain requirements for admission to the Boulder Valley School District. The qualifications include:

  1. Same age and other general requirements of other high school students.
  2. Submission of a school transcript translated into English.
  3. Financial sponsorship by a responsible adult living in BVSD. This is a formal process documented by the completion of an affidavit of financial support. (INS Form I-134).
  4. Completion of a written application in English requesting permission and explaining why he/she wants to attend a BVSD school.
  5. Full tuition for the academic year. The cost is $12,850 in US dollars.

Legal Requirements for F-1 foreign Students in Public Schools

As of November 30, 1996, the following restrictions were legislated regarding foreign students on F-1 visa status:

  • Attendance in public secondary schools (grades 9 through 12) is limited to a maximum of 12 months.
  • Attendance in public elementary schools or publicly-funded adult education programs is prohibited.
  • Reimbursement must be made to the public secondary school for the full, unsubsidized per capita cost of education for the intended period of study.

Application Timelines

For first semester attendance, all application materials must be submitted by June 30th of the same calendar year.  For second semester, all application materials must be submitted by December 1st of the preceding calendar year.


The non-immigrant foreign student (F-1) will not qualify to graduate from a Boulder Valley School District high schools.

J-1 Visa Options for Non-Immigrant Foreign Students

Students may attend BVSD under the auspices of an approved foreign exchange organization which secures a J-1 visa for each foreign student. Any organization wishing to place high school students in BVSD must contact the Student Enrollment Center prior to soliciting host families in the district. Organizations that have gone through the BVSD approval process work directly with high school principals to secure placement of students.

Application Timelines

Foreign exchange organizations wishing to solicit host families must submit applications for approval to BVSD no later than February 20th of the prior academic year.


The non-immigrant foreign exchange program student will not graduate from a Boulder Valley Schools District high school and will not participate in graduation ceremonies.

Non-immigrant foreign students wishing to attend school in the Boulder Valley School District must make application through the Office of Student Enrollment.  

For additional information, contact Mike Wilcox, 720-561-5104.

Home School

Almost 400 students currently participate in BVSD Home Schooling. Click here to learn more.