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Boulder High was the first high school in Colorado and has a prime location in downtown Boulder next to CU-Boulder.

Boulder High is a place for everyone.

Our students serving the homeless in our community

Our club mountain bike team with over 130 riders is the 2019 State Champions!

Boulder High's new Student Leadership Alliance (SLA)

Welcome to Boulder High School

Important Announcements!
  • View Important Open Enrollment Dates and Events HERE
  • Dec. 5: BHS Choir Concert, 6:00 pm, Auditorium
  • Dec. 18-22: Finals Exams, view the finals schedule HERE
  • Dec. 25-Jan. 5:  NO SCHOOL - Winter Break
  • Jan. 8: NO STUDENTS, Teacher Work Day
  • Feb. 8th: 8th Grade Transition Night. See more info HERE
  • View the Boulder High School Bell Schedule.
  • Juniors & Seniors! Link to our College Rep Visit Calendar for Boulder High! More than 150 colleges/universities are visiting us this year!

  • Seniors! Link to the Class of 2024 Senior Bulletin for important dates and deadlines.

  • GoFan: Purchase Your Digital Tickets Now for Games, Dances, & School Events! Link to QR Code

  • Read our weekly school newsletter The Panther PostThe Panther Post is published every Monday providing the latest information about Boulder HS. All past version of the newsletters can be found via the website menu: About > Panther Post
  • Scroll down to see School, Counseling, and Athletics News!

Welcome to Boulder High School. We are part of an exceptional learning community focused on providing an outstanding educational experience. Boulder High has a rich history of excellence in academics, athletics, and the arts. Founded in 1875 as the first public high school in Colorado as part of the Preparatory School for the University of Colorado (CU), our school has continued to evolve to provide a rigorous education in a creative and caring learning environment. Our motto, "A Place for Everyone," resonates deep within our community as we continue to foster a learning environment that is based on high expectations while ensuring that we meet the needs of ALL students.

Learn More About the School:

2023-24 BHS Showcase 


Join us for an entertaining and information-filled evening. Learn what makes Boulder High so unique. Our Advanced Placement program, course offerings, AVID and other academic support programs, as well as clubs and activities, will be featured. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet administrators, teachers, coaches, parents and students.


This year's showcase will be November 29th from 6pm to 9pm.

Go to the 2023-2024 Showcase Web Page

School & Counseling News

Athletics/Activities/Clubs News

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District News

Picture of Emily Gaud, Special Education Aide

Emily Gaud, a Special Aide Para,  is a crucial part of Halcyon School, one of the Special Education Programs in the Boulder Valley School District. This unique school serves students from 1st to 12th grade who are referred through a district and Individualized Education Program (IEP) process, primarily dealing with serious emotional disabilities or requiring mental health support. Gaud’s role as at Halcyon exemplifies her belief that “no student is beyond help; sometimes it takes more effort, but every kid is worth our time.”

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