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BVSD Kindergarten Program

Find your spark, encuentra tu chispa

Boulder Valley School District's full day kindergarten is high-quality, inclusive play based program that grows young learners in an environment that’s language rich and encourages exploration and problem solving while also developing key relationship skills so that young learners are propelled on the journey to achieve their full potential.


Kindergarten Enrollment

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Have a child turning five before October 1? 

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Guide to Kindergarten in BVSD

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Students are eligible to attend Kindergarten if they turn 5 years of age on or before October 1st of the year of enrollment.

Decide which kindergarten you are going to attend. Will you be attending your school of residency? 

Every address in the Boulder Valley School District has an assigned neighborhood school for grades kindergarten through 12. To attend a school other than your neighborhood school, you must apply and be approved through the Open Enrollment lottery (see Open Enrollment information

Learn More about Kindergarten Registration: Neighborhood Enrollment
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In Boulder Valley School District, we welcome every child into kindergarten and believe every child deserves to have access to an inspired education that provides an excellent foundation for continued learning and growth. Boulder Valley School District leaders, teachers, and staff work together to create an inspiring learning culture where students know they’re valued, they belong, and they can make their own mark, so there are equitable outcomes for all. 

Learn More about Full-day Kindergarten Development and Learning Beliefs
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The Colorado READ Act works to ensure the mastery of reading by third-grade before students advance to fourth grade.  The initiative focuses on early literacy programs, resources for both teachers and students, early screening, and individualized reading plans for at school and at home. 

Learn More about READ Act
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It is important to know that Boulder Valley School District has a layered system of security in place. While Boulder Valley School District cannot discuss specific security measures, actions or tactics, the district has worked closely with our partners in law enforcement to implement best practices, detect potential threats, and then to prepare our buildings and staff to react when a threat is realized

Learn More about Safety in BVSD
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In the Boulder Valley School District, we believe in caring for the whole child. We know that before students can focus and succeed in the classroom, they must be supported physically, mentally and through a healthy environment.  We look forward to providing a safe and healthy kindergarten opportunity for your student.

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