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Accredited with the Colorado Department of Education.


Our School

Boulder Universal (BU) is BVSD's only multi-district online school offering virtual classes to a wide variety of students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Boulder Universal is a public school funded by the state and accredited with the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). Our curriculum is designed to challenge the potential of each student and includes a college preparatory curriculum, advanced level curriculum, as well as college level coursework.

E​very student receives quality differentiated content, support from a mentor and counselor, and academic assistance from the best instructors in the online teaching community.​​​ Our special services include a four year advisory, special education programs access to career and technical courses, and concurrent enrollment for students in 11th and 12th grades offered at Boulder Universal and in conjunction with the University of Colorado, Metropolitan State University and Front Range Community College.  View the BVSD College Before Graduation Website for more information.

Our Mission

We strive to support a diverse community of learners engaged in an academically challenging, personalized learning environment that inspires them to pursue their goals with confidence.

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Boulder Universal School Video

Be sure to check out our school video highlighting some of our Boulder Universal students and why they chose BU.

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Boulder Universal School Profile

View the BU College Admissions Profile for additional information.

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Boulder Universal CEEB Code:  060-137 

What we love about BU

BU K-12 Online School

BU is a Google-connected school that utilizes Google products and devices through Schoology’s Learning Management System to provide asynchronous, online academic content. We provide support for students whose individual needs make attendance at a traditional school challenging.

Full-time Students


Students take four classes: Literacy (Reading and Writing), Math, Science, and Social Studies. Elementary students also can choose to take Synchronous Specials (Music, PE, Art) and/or Asynchronous Elementary Spanish. Students have the opportunity to have small group and individual meetings, supports, and conferences with their teachers.

Middle School:

Students take Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and one elective class each semester. In addition, all middle school students take a semester of Physical Education (PE) each year. Students have opportunities to participate and create student-led clubs. 

High School:

Most students take six classes plus Advisory each semester. BU students have the option to participate in their home attendance school's extracurricular activities. BU's students can also participate in CHSAA sanctioned athletics & activities. Please check with your home attendance school Athletic Director for more information.

All About Boulder Universal

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Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.