Boulder

54°F
Current Population
102,819
Elevation Level
5320 ft

About Boulder

Once named the happiest city in the country by National Geographic, this relaxing and buzzing community, is indeed a happy place to be! Boulder is located in Northern Colorado and is the most populous city in Boulder County. The city sits at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and is approximately 25 miles northwest of Denver. The city is home to the Flatiron Mountains, a booming tech industry, and the University of Colorado, the state's largest university. 

Boulder is located in Northern Colorado and is the most populous city in Boulder County. The city sits at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and is approximately 25 miles northwest of Denver. The city is home to the University of Colorado, the state's largest university. 

Boulder was named the best place to live in the nation for outdoor enthusiasts by Outside magazine. Here, you'll find 45,000 acres of designated space to hike, bike ride, mountain climb, kayak, fish and more. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are popular in winter, as is skiing and snowboarding Eldora Mountain Resort. Boulder is a dog friendly town with many open spaces and parks to exercise your furry friend. 

Explore Boulder

Entertainment & Culture

There is no shortage of entertainment in Boulder, Colorado! To start, there is the stunning, historic, and pedestrian-friendly Downtown Boulder. Downtown Boulder is lined with amazing shopping and dining no matter your budget or palette. Boulder has undeniable energy and excitement it seems at all times! 
 

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Popular Restaurants

Foodies be aware. You'll be hard-pressed to find a dining experience you don't like in Boulder. There are simply too many good options. Also noteworthy - Boulder has more breweries per capita than any other city in the country. I bet you weren't expecting that! 

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Parks

Boulder is an outdoor adventurist's dream - in fact, Boulder was named the best place to live in the nation for outdoor enthusiasts by Outside magazine. Here, you'll find 45,000 acres of designated space to hike, bike ride, mountain climb, kayak, fish, and more. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are popular in winter, as is skiing and snowboarding Eldora Mountain ResortThe Flatirons are also a popular destination for rock climbers and hikers, with grades ranging from easy to world-class.  

 

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About the Community

Altona Middle School

Summary
  • District St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j
  • Phone (720) 494-3980
  • Address 4600 CLOVER BASIN DR
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 825
  • Student Teacher Ratio 19

Bear Creek Elementary School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-3500
  • Address 2500 TABLE MESA DR
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -10% to -15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 400
  • Student Teacher Ratio 20

Blue Mountain Elementary School

Summary
  • District St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j
  • Phone (720) 652-8220
  • Address 1260 MOUNTAIN DR
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +5% to +10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 630
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Boulder High School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-2200
  • Address 1604 ARAPAHOE AVE
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +5% to +10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 2100
  • Student Teacher Ratio 19

Casey Middle School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-2700
  • Address 1301 HIGH ST
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 590
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

Centennial Middle School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-5441
  • Address 2205 NORWOOD AVE
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 650
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Columbine Elementary School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-2500
  • Address 3130 REPPLIER ST
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 460
  • Student Teacher Ratio 11

Creekside Elementary School At Martin Park

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-3800
  • Address 3740 MARTIN DR
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 391
  • Student Teacher Ratio 12

Crest View Elementary School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-5461
  • Address 1897 SUMAC AVE
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 580
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Douglass Elementary School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-5541
  • Address 840 75TH ST
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 430
  • Student Teacher Ratio 19

Eisenhower Elementary School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-6700
  • Address 1220 EISENHOWER DR
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 400
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Fairview High School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-3100
  • Address 1515 GREENBRIAR BLVD
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 2245
  • Student Teacher Ratio 22

Flatirons Elementary School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-4600
  • Address 1150 7TH ST
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -20% to -50%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 185
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Foothill Elementary School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-2600
  • Address 1001 HAWTHORN AVE
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 461
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Heatherwood Elementary School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-6900
  • Address 7750 CONCORD DR
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 325
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Manhattan Middle School Of The Arts And Academics

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-6300
  • Address 290 MANHATTAN DR
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 520
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

Mesa Elementary School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-3000
  • Address 1575 LEHIGH ST
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 270
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Nevin Platt Middle School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-5536
  • Address 6096 BASELINE RD
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -15% to -20%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 630
  • Student Teacher Ratio 19

Niwot Elementary School

Summary
  • District St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j
  • Phone (303) 652-2828
  • Address 8778 MORTON RD
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 450
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Niwot High School

Summary
  • District St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j
  • Phone (303) 652-2550
  • Address 8989 NIWOT RD
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 1275
  • Student Teacher Ratio 21

Silver Creek High School

Summary
  • District St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j
  • Phone (720) 494-3721
  • Address 4901 NELSON RD
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -15% to -20%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 995
  • Student Teacher Ratio 21

Southern Hills Middle School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-3400
  • Address 1500 KNOX DR
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 560
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Sunset Middle School

Summary
  • District St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j
  • Phone (303) 776-3963
  • Address 1300 S SUNSET ST
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -20% to -50%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 455
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Whittier Elementary School

Summary
  • District Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Phone (720) 561-5431
  • Address 2008 PINE ST
  • County Boulder County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -15% to -20%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 315
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 102,819
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 104,652
Households
  • Total Households 43,960
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 44,860
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 7,983

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 19.93
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 19.20
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 55.90
  • Avg Jan High Temp 45.70
  • Avg Jul High Temp 87.20
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 108
  • Air Pollution Index 114
  • Earthquake Index 49
  • Hail Index 178
  • Tornado Index 62
  • Wind Index 293

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1967
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 76
  • Health Care Cost 85
  • Transportation Cost 85